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Leonard Cohen

Singer/Songwriter, Poet (21-Sep-1934 — 7-Nov-2016)


Jim Devlin. In Every Style of Passion: The Works of Leonard Cohen. Omnibus Press. 1996. 223pp.

Loranne S. Dorman; Clive L. Rawlins. Leonard Cohen: Prophet of the Heart. Omnibus Press. 1990. 384pp.

Michael Gnarowski. Leonard Cohen: The Artist and His Critics. McGraw-Hill Ryerson. 1976. 169pp.

Ira B. Nadel. Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen. Random House of Canada. 1996. 325pp.

Paul Nonnekes. Three Moments of Love in Leonard Cohen and Bruce Cockburn. Black Rose Books. 2000. 184pp.

Michael Ondaatje. Leonard Cohen. McClelland and Stewart. 1970. 64pp.

Maurice Ratcliff. The Complete Guide to the Music of Leonard Cohen. Omnibus Press. 1999. 132pp.

Stephen Scobie. Leonard Cohen. Douglas & McIntyre. 1978. 192pp.

Stephen Scobie (editor). Intricate Preparations: Writing Leonard Cohen. ECW Press. 2000. 262pp.

David Sheppard. Leonard Cohen. Unanimous. 2000. 136pp.

Bruce Whiteman. Leonard Cohen: An Annotated Bibliography. ECW Press. 1980. 51pp.


  1. Exploring the Montreal That Leonard Cohen Loved
    by Rosa Maura Lorre. The New York Times, 10-Feb-2017.


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  2. Twitter: @LeonardCohen74

  3. Vevo: LeonardCohenVEVO


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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. New York Times Obituary [link]

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.146)

  8. Contemporary Novelists (pp.280-83)

  9. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.168-71)

  10. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.98-100)

  11. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.109)

  12. International Who's Who in Music: Popular Music (p.118)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.189)

  14. DK Encyclopedia of Rock Stars (pp.204-05)

  15. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.62)

  16. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.67)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.51)

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