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Leonard Cohen looks back, part two

Poet, musician, novelist, ladies' man, monk, actor... Leonard Norman Cohen, one of Canada's most influential cultural icons was born on Sept. 21, 1934 in Montreal. Whether from a mountaintop at a Buddhist retreat in California, on the Greek island of Hydra or strolling along the streets of his beloved ville d'amour, the melancholy bard of popular music has delighted fans worldwide with his poetry, novels and music.

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A Canadian Music Hall of Fame induction prompts the songwriter to reflect back on his life.

Medium: Radio
Program: Sounds Like Canada
Broadcast Date: Feb. 7, 2006
Guest(s): Leonard Cohen
Host: Shelagh Rogers
Duration: 18:45

Last updated: November 28, 2012

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