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Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016


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  • Fuller Name

    • Leonard Norman
  • Variants

    • Cohen, Leonard, 1934-
    • Cohen, Leonard Norman, 1934-2016
    • Kohen, Leʼonard, 1934-2016
    • כהן, ליאונרד, 1934-2016-
    • Koen, Lenard, 1934-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1934-09-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-11-07
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Order of Canada
    • Descriptor

        Officer of the Order of Canada
    • Descriptor

        Companion of the Order of Canada
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Westmount (Québec)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Canada
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Cohen, Leonard, 1934-
  • Sources

    • found: Scott, F.R. Six Montreal poets. [Phonodisc] 1957.
    • found: Ecrivains anglo-québecois, 1986:t.p. (Léonard Cohen) Can. CIP (Cohen, Leonard N., 1934- )
    • found: Leonard Cohen, c1994:p. 147 (Leonard Norman Cohen; b. 9-21-34)
    • found: New Grove dict. mus., 2nd ed. WWW site, Oct. 09, 2001(Cohen, Leonard (Norman); b. Montreal, 21 Sept 1934; Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist)
    • found: Wikipedia, 11-11-2016(died November 7, 2016 in Los Angeles)
    • found: Divni gubitnici, 2014:title page (Lenard Koen)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, 21 December 2016(Leonard Cohen, C.C., G.O.C., B.A., LL.D.; Los Angeles, California; Companion of the Order of Canada, awarded on October 10, 2002, invested on October 24, 2003 (Known for his striking imagery and evocative descriptions of the human condition, Leonard Cohen has the distinction of creating a body of work that has remained contemporary and significant through three decades of shifting musical and aesthetic tastes. His 1992 album, The Future, introduced his poetic style to a new generation of listeners. In 2001, he released his 12th album, Ten New Songs. It soared to the top of the charts, reaching gold and platinum sales in Canada and in several other countries. His continued popularity confirms his status as a Canadian icon and a venerated dean of the pop culture movement. This is a promotion within the Order.); Officer of the Order of Canada, awarded on April 19, 1991, invested on October 30, 1991 (Poet, singer-songwriter and novelist, he is one of the most popular and influential writers of his generation whose work has been critically acclaimed throughout the world and has made Canadian literature familiar to readers abroad. Images of beauty, despair, outrage and tenderness are found in his lyrical poetry and prose, whose themes of love, loss and loneliness touch a universal chord in us all.); deceased on November 10, 2016)
    • found: Amicus databse, 21 December 2016(authorized access point: Cohen, Leonard, 1934- ; variant access points: Cohen, Leonard Norman, 1934- , Koen, Leonard, 1934- )
    • found: Canadiana, February 21, 2020(access point: Cohen, Leonard, 1934-; variants: Cohen, Leonard Norman, 1934-; Koen, Leonard, 1934-; born September 21, 1934 in Montréal, Québec; died November 7, 2016, in Los Angeles, California; Canadian poet, singer, songwriter, novelist)
  • LC Classification

    • ML410.C734
    • PR9199.3.C57
    • PS8505.O22
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-23: new
    • 2020-02-22: revised
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