Friday February 28, 2020

So long, Leonard

Cohen, the poet of zen and women, hits the final road

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

13th November, 2016
Leonard Cohen performs during day one of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2009 Pic: Getty

“I’m ready, my Lord.”

Leonard Cohen, You Want it Darker, 2016

The closest I ever got to Leonard Cohen was seeing him on stage at the 3Arena in Dublin in September 2013 – and yet, in common with many of his fans, I couldn’t help but feel like I knew him, at least a little. That was one of the rare and wonderful things about Leonard Cohen, the...

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