“Leonard Cohen, incredibly handsome, immensely articulate tough-tender young man of our times.” Sing Out! 1967

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Leonard Cohen, Canadian born author, poet, songwriter, singer, the subject of a film. Leonard Cohen, incredibly handsome, immensely articulate tough-tender young man of our times. Or possibly he is a man of his times, and we are just arriving.

 

 

Opening lines of Leonard Cohen…The Man by Ellen Sander. Sing Out!: Aug 1967, published four months before the release of Cohen’s first album, Songs of Leonard Cohen (Dec 27, 1967).

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 July 10, 2014 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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