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Culture

Judy Collins on Leonard Cohen and His Musical Evolution

Judy Collins and Leonard Cohen’s relationship was built on a foundation of songwriting – and became so much more. Here is their story, in Judy’s own words.

Culture

10 Books to Know and Celebrate Leonard Cohen

Following the loss of Leonard Cohen on November 7, we’ve curated a list of 10 books with which to come to know and further appreciate the poet and musician.

Illustrations

A Visual Take on the Life of Leonard Cohen by Illustrator Nathan Gelgud

The new book "I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen" by the London-born, San Francisco-based music journalist Sylvie Simmons has been called a "mesmerizing labor of love" and “the major, soul-searching biography that Leonard Cohen deserves” by Janet Maslin in The New York Times. Signature asked Brooklyn-based illustrator Nathan Gelgud to share his take on the book. Below, he illustrates some moments from the chapter about Cohen's years spent living at a Zen center on a mountaintop above Los Angeles in the 1990s, where at the peak of his worldly success (which has included induction into the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and sold-out world tours), he became an ordained Buddhist monk and took the name Jikan, translated as “ordinary silence.”