The Life of Leonard Cohen
Published to coincide with Leonard Cohen's exclusive show at London’s The O2 on Friday 21 June 2013. This book contains exclusive material and interviews making it THE biography to buy on Leonard Cohen - singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist.
The definitive biography of the late Leonard Cohen - singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist.
The genius behind such classic songs as Suzanne, So Long, Marianne, Bird on the Wire and Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen has been one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a man of spirituality, emotion, and intelligence whose work has explored the definitive issues of human life - sex, religion, power, meaning, love.
I'm Your Man explores the facets of Cohen's life. Renowned music journalist Sylvie Simmons draws on Cohen's private archives and a wealth of interviews with many of his closest associates, colleagues, and other artists whose work he has inspired.
Containing exclusive material and interviews, this is the biography to buy on Leonard Cohen.
“Sylvie Simmons’ account of Cohen’s ascent is as dense, rich and haunting as any admirer, casual or devoted, could desire”
Charles Shaar Murray, Literary Review
“Brilliant… Buy this book and keep it by your Leonard Cohen albums”
Brandon Robshaw, Independent
“A n excellent biography, easy to read and highly enjoyable. It is at times deeply revealing, as Simmons aims for the core of Leonard Cohen’s being, using various biographical details to sculpt the whole. It is highly recommended, both for those who are new to his work and long-term lovers, and more generally to fans of music biography”
Brendan Wright, Nudge
“My biggest treat this year was I’m Your Man, Sylvie Simmons’ biography of Leonard Cohen”