Leonard Cohen - 1934-2016

In Leonard Cohen's song entitled 'Anthem', he wrote "There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." Mr. Cohen was known for his brilliant, multifaceted lyrics that tell a story as only he could. His career in the arts spanned over fifty years and his work influenced multiple genres of music. Hits such as "Hallelujah" and "Bird on The Wire" were covered countless times by many different artists.
Honors during his career include being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Grammy Hall of Fame. Mr. Cohen also won three Grammy Awards and five Juno Awards among other trophies. His poetry and fiction gained him even further recognition as an artist as well. He will never be forgotten.

 

Leonard Cohen's music, including the October 2016 release "You Want It Darker" is available on the Freegal Music site. Streaming libraries also offer a playlist of his top hits on the Freegal site under 'Freegal Playlists. Click here to listen.