A final look at the life and career of Leonard Cohen - The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

In one of the final interviews he conducted over his five-decade career, a “New Yorker” piece with David Remnick released just weeks ago, Leonard Cohen managed to make headlines with just five words. Acknowledging his failing health with nonchalance, ...

Remembering Leonard Cohen: A Softer Voice That Carried Immense Power - Variety

When I first became enamored of Leonard Cohen's music as a teenager in the late 1990s, I pictured him as a wizened old sage, haunting a remote mountain cabin somewhere above my hometown. In my particular case, this was literally true. I was living in ...

Want To Feel Better? Listen To Leonard Cohen - Huffington Post UK

'There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in'. This is one of the most well-known lines from the song-writer and poet, Leonard Cohen, who died a few days ago. For Cohen the future was murder, love was the most challenging activity ...

Montreal singer Martha Wainwright on her new album, best advice Leonard Cohen ever gave her - Globalnews.ca

WATCH ABOVE: Montreal singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright joins Global's Laura Casella to talk about her latest album and upcoming show, and to sing one of her latest songs. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff ...

Some thoughts on Leonard Cohen - Uncut.co.uk (blog)

Earlier today, I spent a few minutes looking for anything I'd previously written about Leonard Cohen. One of the things I found, and had forgotten about, was a review of “Ten New Songs” from my last days at NME. There isn't much to be proud of in the ...

Leonard Cohen's Son Pens Heartfelt Note After Father's Burial - PEOPLE.com

This article originally appeared on EW.com. Leonard Cohen's son, Adam, penned a touching note about his father, who died earlier this week at the age of 82. “My sister and I just buried my father in Montreal,” Adam wrote on Facebook Sunday. “With only ...

8 Of The Most Moving Responses To Leonard Cohen's Death - Forward

Following Leonard Cohen's death on November 7th, news of which spread this past Friday, artists, critics, and plain old fans have sprung forward to pay homage to the great singer-songwriter. Many have recalled Cohen's famous lyric from “Anthem:” “There ...

Leonard Cohen's son thanks the public for 'outpouring of sympathy' and love following singer's death - National Post

MONTREAL — The outpouring of love and affection that has followed Leonard Cohen's death has not gone unnoticed by the late singer's son, who has thanked the public in an online message. “Thank you for your kind messages, for the outpouring of ...

Writers and Artists Evoke Leonard Cohen to Help Understand the Election Results - The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog)

Maria Popova is a Bulgarian citizen living in Brooklyn since 2010. At least until December 2012, her beloved ad-free blog was receiving 1.2 million readers a month. You need to visit Brain Pickings to understand the appeal. Suffice it to say, her ...

Saturday Night Live's 'Hillary Clinton' Mourns Election Loss With Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' - Diffuser.fm

Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon opened the series' first post-election show in an unusually serious way, with a somber performance of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.” Her performance served both as a tribute to the recently deceased Cohen and as a ...

'Saturday Night Live' Opens With Tribute to Leonard Cohen and a Political Statement (Watch) - Variety

“Saturday Night Live” found a way to pay tribute to singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen in its cold opening and at the same time make a political statement following Donald Trump's upset victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. The show ...

SNL pays tribute to Leonard Cohen with rendition of Hallelujah mourning the US election results - National Post

NEW YORK — Saturday Night Live marked the passing of Leonard Cohen in its own unique way, weaving its tribute into a message of hope in the wake of Donald Trump's stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election. Cast member Kate McKinnon opened ...

Everybody knows the war is over, everybody knows the good guys lost - Irish Independent

There are memories tumbling out of the closet for so many of us this weekend. Because Leonard Cohen wasn't someone you just picked up by osmosis, or picked up through the radio, though maybe in latter years, as Hallelujah becomes destroyed by X ...

Kate McKinnon Tears Up While Paying Tribute to Hillary Clinton in Moving SNL Cold Open - PEOPLE.com

Saturday Night Live ditched their typical cold open on this weekend's episode for a somber yet uplifting tribute to both Hillary Clinton's loss in the election and the death of music legend Leonard Cohen. The show opened with Kate McKinnon dressed as ...

WATCH: Kate McKinnon sings Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' as Hillary Clinton on SNL - Daily News & Analysis

Hillary Clinton supporters are yet to recover from the mandate the United States of America gave them on November 9. There are protestors in the streets across the country after the announcement of her opponent Donald Trump's win and social media is ...

'SNL': No Alec Baldwin, just 'Hallelujah' - Washington Examiner (blog)

"Saturday Night Live" got off to a solemn start with Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton playing the piano and singing "Hallelujah" for the entirety of the cold open. The song was written by influential songwriter Leonard Cohen, who died this week at the ...

Watch SNL's Kate McKinnon Pay Tribute to Hillary Clinton and Leonard Cohen With a Stirring Rendition of "Hallelujah" - GQ Magazine

On Monday, the songwriting great Leonard Cohen passed away at age 82. On Tuesday, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. On this week's episode of Saturday Night Live, the show skipped the typical cold open in favor of ...

SNL: Kate McKinnon covers Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah as Hillary Clinton - Entertainment Weekly

Saturday Night Live kicked off its first episode after the presidential election with a powerful tribute to both losing candidate Hillary Clinton and legendary musician Leonard Cohen. The episode, which was hosted by Dave Chappelle, opened with cast ...

SNL's Kate McKinnon opens show singing 'Hallelujah' - CNN

(CNN) Instead of showing a quarreling Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton as they had done for most of the season, the opening for "Saturday Night Live" struck a more somber note. McKinnon, dressed as her Clinton ...

'SNL': Kate McKinnon's Clinton delivers tearjerker 'Hallelujah' performance - USA TODAY

Viewers may have been expecting Saturday Night Live to kick off on a satirical note, but Kate McKinnon opened the night, singing a different tune. In the long-running variety show's first episode since Trump's historic upset, McKinnon appeared at the ...