Leonard Cohen Online Directory: Articles About Leonard’s Biography, Songwriting, Movie & TV Soundtracks, Poetry & Novels, and Tours

The Leonard Cohen Online Directory is a one-stop reference page providing the best Leonard Cohen resources from all over the internet. The Directory comprises a continuously updated collection of annotated links to specific items organized into meaningful categories. The Leonard Cohen Online Directory was originally posted Apr 26, 2015; I am now revising, updating, and republishing the Directory section by section.

Note: This introductory post features only the Articles & Essays about Leonard’s Biography, Songwriting, Songs In Movie & TV Soundtracks, Poetry & Novels, and Tours. All sections can be found, as they become available, at the permanent location of the Complete Leonard Cohen Online Directory .


Articles & Essays


Leonard Cohen’s Songwriting (Articles)

Leonard Cohen’s Poetry & Novels (Articles)

2008-2013 Tours

  • On the Road, for Reasons Practical and Spiritual by Larry Rohter (NY Times: Feb 24, 2009) One of the few interviews during the early years of the 2008-2010 Tour. Focus is on reasons for the tour but also covers his experience with Zen Buddhism.
  • Cohen Wore Earplugs To A Dylan Show? Full transcript of Brian Johnston’s June 4, 2008 backstage interview in Hamilton. Includes 5 minute video excerpt. Topics: fedoras, lawyers, Anjani, Dylan, antidepressants, drinking professionally, smoking heavily, the zen of cognac, & the difficulty of singing Suzanne.
  • Bow Down Before The Sage From Mt Baldy by Gautam Malkani (Financial Times Jan 27, 2012 – registration required) Addresses the psychoeconomics that dominated the past few years of Leonard Cohen’s career; analytic, reality-focused (although the word “mystic” is fearlessly brandished), and inspirational.

Old Ideas, Popular Problems, Live In London, Songs From The Road, & Can’t Forget Albums

Leonard Cohen Songs In Movie & TV Soundtracks

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