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Leonard Cohen

composer
Born: 9/21/1934
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Popular Canadian poet and songwriter whose first book of poetry was Let Us Compare Mythologies (1956). A graduate of McGill University, Cohen went on to write several novels, including Beautiful Losers (1967). Also a singer and songwriter, Cohen released the first of several albums including Songs of Leonard Cohen in 1967. He has composed scores for such films as Bird on a Wire (1990) and Love, etc (1996). The 1997 documentary film, Leonard Cohen, Spring 1996 follows his daily life as a poet and singer.


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