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Browse the archives of Canada's national broadcaster and listen and read about Leonard Cohen over 50 years of his career. Cohen one of the musicians at Woodstock just to have an idea how long he has been creating and performing his unique brand of songwriting.
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Topic - Leonard Cohen: Canada's Melancholy Bard
Poet, musician, novelist, ladies' man, monk, actor... Leonard Norman Cohen, one of Canada's most influential cultural icons was born on Sept. 21, 1934 in Montreal. Whether from a mountaintop at a Buddhist retreat in California, on the Greek island of Hydra or strolling along the streets of his beloved ville d'amour, the melancholy bard of popular music has delighted fans worldwide with his poetry, novels and music.
Leonard Cohen on Buddhism, his place in history and his life