Leonard Cohen, Dead at 82

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen was 82. He was the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter best known for songs like "Suzanne", "So Long, Marianne", "Bird on the Wire", "Everybody Knows", "Closing TIme" and "Hallelujah". He was also an accomplished poet and novelist and a personal favourite of mine.

I did my best, it wasn't much
I couldn't feel, so I tried to touch
I've told the truth, I didn't come to fool you
And even though
It all went wrong
I'll stand before the Lord of Song
With nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah.


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Ajax Mike

Stealing the quote from Hallelujah, thank you.

November 10, 2016 @ 10:31 PM

mrmojorisinca

RIP
You will live on through your music, poems and the countless other things you left us with.

November 11, 2016 @ 8:30 AM


mrmojorisinca

found this..thought you may like @ To Mike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA3aet5npd8

November 11, 2016 @ 8:51 AM


Sid_V

I had the privilege of seeing Leonard Cohen perform twice, close to 20 years apart. He demonstrated to me like no one else how evocative and powerful a few well-chosen words can be. A great man, and a great loss.

November 11, 2016 @ 2:08 PM

Stephanie

While this is to remember Leonard Cohen, the Gord Downie version of Hallelujah (the best ever and discovered because of torontomike) is what took me back to learn more about this man. Fantastic.

November 11, 2016 @ 6:41 PM

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