The Music Plays On — Leonard Cohen

When Leonard Cohen passed away three and half years ago, we lost an artist whose works have had an enormous impact on poetry, literature, and songwriting.

Cohen achieved initial success as a poet, winning the Chester MacNaghten Literary Competition for the poems “Sparrows” and “Thoughts of a Landsman” while still a student at McGill University in the early 50’s. His first book of poetry, Let Us Compare