By Judy Collins 6 min read
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.
By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
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.”