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Leonard Cohen

Leonard CohenAKA Leonard Norman Cohen

Born: 21-Sep-1934
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 7-Nov-2016
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Accident - Fall
Remains: Buried, Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter, Poet

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Hallelujah

[1] In his own words, "demonstrably Jewish."

Father: (d.)
Girlfriend: Marianne Ihlen (b. 18-May-1935, d. 28-Jul-2016)
Girlfriend: Suzanne Elrod (one son, one daughter)
Son: Adam (b. 1972)
Daughter: Lorca (b. 1974)
Slept with:
Janis Joplin
Girlfriend: Rebecca De Mornay

    University: BA English, McGill University (1955)

    Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1991
    Order of Canada 1991
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010
    Fainted Luis Puig Velodrome , Valencia, Spain (18-Sep-2009)
    Risk Factors: LSD, Bipolar Disorder, Vegetarian, Smoking

    Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (27-Jan-2019) · Himself
    Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (11-Sep-2005) · Himself
    Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (21-Feb-1997) · Himself
    Dynamite Chicken (20-Jan-1971) · Himself

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Author of books:
Let Us Compare Mythologies (1956, poetry)
The Spice-Box of Earth (1961, poetry)
The Favourite Game (1963, novel)
Flowers for Hitler (1964, poetry)
Parasites from Heaven (1966, poetry)
Beautiful Losers (1966, novel)
Selected Poems 1956-1968 (1968, poetry)
The Energy of Slaves (1972, poetry)
Death of a Lady's Man (1978, poetry)
Book of Mercy (1984)
Stranger Music (1995)

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