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Leonard Cohen biography offers art and heart Special

Music journalist Sylvie Simmons interviewed a wide range of people to complete her exhaustive biography on Canadian music icon Leonard Cohen. It was a project done, as she says, with "diligence and heart."
 

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Ukulele-playing author Sylvie Simmons says Leonard Cohen has a particular ability to integrate the s...
Ukulele-playing author Sylvie Simmons says Leonard Cohen has a particular ability to integrate the sacred and the profane, as well as the mysterious. “In a song like “Suzanne”, for instance, he’s reporting an actual event, (but) the next minute Jesus is in there, out of nowhere, walking on the water. This happens over and over again with him, where the metaphysical comes in.”
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Sylvie Simmons interviewed a range of people for her biography of Leonard Cohen  including the man h...
Sylvie Simmons interviewed a range of people for her biography of Leonard Cohen, including the man himself.
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