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Leonard Norman Cohen was born in Montreal, Canada on September 21, 1934. He received a degree in English from McGill University and studied literature at Columbia University for a year. His first collection of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies, was published in 1956. His other collections of poetry include The Spice-Box of Earth, Flowers for Hitler, Death of a Lady's Man, Poems and Songs, and Book of Longing. He also wrote two novels entitled The Favorite Game and Beautiful Losers. He was a musician and songwriter for almost five decades. He recorded 14 studio albums including Songs of Leonard Cohen, Songs from a Room, Songs of Love and Hate, Ten New Songs, Dear Heather, Popular Problems, and You Want It Darker. He wrote numerous songs including Hallelujah, Suzanne, Dress Rehearsal Rag, Bird on a Wire, The Story of Isaac, Famous Blue Raincoat, Dance Me to the End of Love, First We Take Manhattan, Everybody Knows, and Tower of Song. In 2008, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2010, he received a lifetime achievement award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He died on November 7, 2016 at the age of 82. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Beautiful Losers (Author) 1,625 copies, 20 reviews
Book of Longing 1,183 copies, 13 reviews
The Favourite Game 821 copies, 9 reviews
Selected Poems 1956–1968 530 copies, 2 reviews
Book of Mercy 294 copies, 2 reviews
The Spice-Box of Earth 260 copies, 7 reviews
Let Us Compare Mythologies 208 copies, 7 reviews
Poems and Songs 180 copies, 1 review
The Energy of Slaves 165 copies, 3 reviews
Flowers for Hitler 129 copies, 3 reviews
Dance Me to the End of Love (Contributor) 127 copies
Songs of Love and Hate ♫ 50 copies, 2 reviews
Leonard Cohen Greatest Hits 49 copies, 1 review
Old ideas [2012 album] 47 copies, 1 review
Parasites of Heaven 44 copies, 2 reviews
Ten New Songs 43 copies, 1 review
Various Positions [1984 album] 40 copies, 2 reviews
Poetry of mid-Century 1940-1960 (Contributor) 34 copies
Popular Problems 32 copies, 1 review
Dear Heather [2004 album] 31 copies, 1 review
The Lyrics of Leonard Cohen 30 copies, 1 review
Leonard Cohen Anthology (Pvg) 29 copies, 1 review
More Best Of 27 copies
God Is Alive: Magic Is Afoot 26 copies, 1 review
Songs From The Road 23 copies, 1 review
Live Songs 18 copies
Cohen Live 18 copies
Fifteen Poems 16 copies, 3 reviews
Recent Songs 15 copies
Hallelujah 14 copies
Leonard Cohen 4 copies
Live 2 copies
Piosenki 2 copies
Collection 2 copies
Suzanne 2 copies
ZERO Vol. 5 2 copies
Crush on You 2 copies
(Untitled) 1 copy
Gezangen 1 copy
Gedichten 1 copy
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