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John Samuel Tieman: Pillars

There’s a blaze of light In every word, It doesn’t matter which you heard, The holy or the broken – Hallelujah! Leonard Cohen     There were two holy places … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: “Two Went To Sleep” — Leonard Cohen

. In this short animated video based on a 1974 radio interview, Leonard Cohen reads his poem “Two Went to Sleep” and talks about how he came to write the … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Video: Leonard Cohen recites “A Thousand Kisses Deep”

. Leonard Cohen’s recitation of “A Thousand Kisses Deep” has varied in content over the years. This compilation was created by AlanM5049, who combined the 2009 Live In London performance … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · 3 Comments

Video: Young Leonard Cohen reads his poem “Prayer for Messiah”

Leonard Cohen reads his poem “Prayer for Messiah” in 1966 — before his days as a musician began. .

August 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Video: Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen (1965)

. This full-length black-and-white documentary of Leonard Cohen shows him at age 30 on a visit to his hometown of Montreal, where the poet, novelist and songwriter comes “to renew … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video: “Dance Me to the End of Love” by Leonard Cohen

         

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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