Tag : John Lissauer
title : Legendary Composer Leonard Cohen, Composer of Song 'Hallelujah,' Dies at Age 82
summary : Canadian songwriter-singer Leonard Cohen, whose work spanned nearly 50 years, died Monday at the age of 82. He was a poet and artist who left the world the beloved song "Hallelujah," which appeared on his 1985 album "Various Positions," and was covered by 300-plus popular singers in the past 30 years. Many of his fans always thought he sang for the Lord. Canadian magazine Maclean's called the song "pop music's closest thing to a sacred text."
date : Nov 12, 2016 09:34 AM EST