Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen's Music Sales, Streaming Rise Over 400 Per Cent

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Business

His tunes had 18.3 million streams in one week.

Singing Leonard Cohen Songs Keeps The Darkness At Bay

Hadani Ditmars | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Music
Hadani Ditmars

It was Ramadan, May 1988, and I was even more spaced out than usual, subsisting on a strange student diet of fig cakes and arroz y garbanzo. After an afternoon at the Prado, I found myself wandering one evening near the palacio de deportes and magically happened upon a Leonard Cohen en concierto esta noche sign. But what would I do? How would I ever afford a ticket?

Leonard Cohen Died After A Fall: Manager

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada

Cohen died in his sleep after falling down in the middle of the night at his Los Angeles home

Leonard Cohen's Son Shares Raw Tribute To His Dad

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 11.13.2016 | Canada Parents

"There’s so much I wish I could thank him for, just one last time."

Saturday Night Live's Cold Opening Was Not Funny. It Was Perfect.

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada

No words.

Montrealers Gather Outside Leonard Cohen's Home For A Final Goodbye

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Living

Fans shared memories of the singer, describing him as an unfailingly polite person.

Here's Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' To Listen To 100 Times Today

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Living

And then maybe another 100 more times this weekend.

Canadian Musicians Pay Tribute To Leonard Cohen

CP | Gwen Dambrofsky | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Living

"I'm sure he'll fit right in the heavenly band."

5 Leonard Cohen Lyrics That Express Our Political Times Perfectly

Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Politics
Daniel Tencer

Leonard Cohen wasn't a particularly political lyricist. He was concerned with the human condition, and he spent more than his share of time peeking into the darkest corners of the human soul. But, to paraphrase Nietzsche, if you stare into the abyss long enough, the abyss also stares into you. Cohen wrestled with monsters, and he learned a thing or two about them.

Leonard Cohen Was Our Beating Heart Of Darkness

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Living
Joshua Ostroff

As a cultural presence that combined the sacred and profane, romance and cynicism, humanity and hopelessness for over five decades of towering songs, we all have our own Leonard Cohen entry point. Like fellow Canadian Neil Young, Cohen became a patron saint of the 90s alternative nation. There was the tribute album "I'm Your Fan" and placement of "Closing Time and, especially, "The Future" in the film "Natural Born Killers."

Listen To Leonard Cohen Recite 'In Flanders Fields'

The Huffington Post Canada | Lisa Yeung | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Living

From one poet to another.

Leonard Cohen Songs To Soothe Your Soul

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff and Lisa Yeung | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Living

How else can one pay a fitting tribute?

World Grieves Leonard Cohen's Magical Voice And Words

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Living

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembered the artist on Twitter.

Leonard Cohen Dead At 82

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Living

A memorial is planned for Los Angeles at a later date.

‘So Long, Marianne' Muse Dies Days After Receiving Leonard Cohen Letter

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Living

Marianne Ihlen has died at the age of 81.

Best Canadian Albums Of 2014

Huffington Post Canada Music | Liisa Ladouceur | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada Music

Truth be told, if you were looking for Canadians making big commercial waves in music this this year, you would have found them on the singles charts....

Leonard Cohen, 80, And Tony Bennett, 88, Top Album Charts

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Music

Canadians are hardly slouches in the international music world. Much like Sweden and Jamaica, we punch well above our weight. But mostly one hears abo...

Leonard Cohen On New Album And Smoking Again Now That He's 80

AFP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Music

Releasing a new album near his 80th birthday, Leonard Cohen cheekily addresses his age in the very first song, intoning, "It's not because I'm old ......

Here Are The Fall's Biggest Album Releases...

AFP | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Music

(Relaxnews) - Some of the anticipated music of the year is due out in 2014's final months. Ahead, there are Pink Floyd's 15th studio album and offerin...

Canadian Couple Photograph The Greatest Anti-Rock Stars In History

The Huffington Post Canada | Juliette Jagger
 | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Music

Over the course of the past three decades, Canadian husband and wife photographers Viliam Hrubovcak and Jolie Fejer have become widely known for their...

Is Leonard Cohen Dropping A Beyoncé-Style Surprise Album?

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada Music

Although neither the musician nor his record label have confirmed it, it seems that Leonard Cohen may be celebrating his 80th birthday next month with...

WATCH: A Veritable Symphony Of Open Letters

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 12.06.2013 | Canada Music

Letter Writing Day may be on December 7, but the music world has been celebrating for a months now with its newfound fondness for posting open letters...

12 Epic Reminders Of Canada's Greatness

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.08.2013 | Canada

It's a super weird time to be Canadian. Toronto's crack-smoking mayor seems to have single-handedly reshaped the world's concept of our country and un...

New York Times 'Kills' Leonard Cohen

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Music

The New York Times made a grave error over the weekend when an article concerning Rufus Wainwright referred to Canada's beloved bard (and Wainwright's...

No LCBO Strike! Let's Contemplate This With Music

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada Music

Citizens of Ontario, rejoice! The LCBO strike has been averted. With that haunting specter no longer looming over our heads, we are free to go fort...