Leonard Cohen Responds To Being Listed Among “No Longer Living” In 2014 Wall Street Journal Article

I wrote Leonard about a recent WSJ article that made it sound as though he was among the “no longer living.”1 His response is so Leonard:


‘No longer living’ explains a lot of the problems I’ve been having lately, such as the car not starting in the morning and the indifference of other appliances.



Leonard Cohen


Photo atop this post taken by Lorca Cohen at Leonard Cohen’s LA home – 2014.

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted June 9, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.


  1. The erroneous classification of Mr Cohen as “no longer living” was the consequence of an ambiguously phrased paragraph from Marshall Heyman: Princess Celebrates Jet Set With Hand-Drawn Portraits by Marshall Heyman (Wall Street Journal: June 8, 2014). []

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