Stranger Music by Leonard Cohen
Selected Poems and Songs (Vintage)

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For the first time in paperback--the selected work of the legendary singer, poet, and performer. Stranger Music presents a magnificent cross-section of Cohen's work--including 11 previously unpublished poems--and demonstrates definitively that Cohen is a writer of dazzling intelligence and a force that transcends genres.

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About Leonard Cohen

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Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal in 1934. He received his B.A. from McGill University and pursued graduate studies in English at Columbia University. Soon thereafter, he returned to Montreal and worked in his family's clothing business while he continued to write poetry. His artistic career began in 1956 with the publication of "Let Us Compare Mythologies," He has published nine collections of poetry, most recently, "Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs" (1993), and two novels, "The Favourite Game" (1963)" "and" Beautiful Losers "(1966). During the sixties he achieved national and international acclaim as a composer-singer. He has made seventeen albums, the latest being "Dear Heather "(2004). Numerous tribute albums, in many languages, have celebrated his songs. Cohen was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1991, and promoted to the rank of Companion in 2003. He received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award in 1993, and has won numerous Juno Awards.
Published January 1, 1993 by Vintage. 434 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Cohen is probably best known as the writer of the lyrics for the song ``Suzanne,'' made famous by Judy Collins, but has written a great many other songs, too, as well as poetry and prose poetry not set to music.

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