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Past EventsSaturday, February 23

The Words and Music of Leonard Cohen: Part 2 - Music

Sophie Solomon
Emily Barker
Mara Carlyle
Liz Green
Ed Laurie
Sam Lewis

Leonard Cohen has had many incarnations: seen by many as a living musical legend, he has been a novelist, poet, folk singer, and Buddhist monk. Admitting to influences as wide ranging as Hebrew prayer and Lorca, Cohen himself has in turn inspired generations of artists. Salman Rushdie said, “If I could write like that, I would.”  

In this second part of a double bill on the opening night of Jewish Book Week 2013, a cast of self-confessed Leonard lovers including Emily BarkerMara Carlyle, Liz GreenEd LaurieSam Lewis and Sophie Solomon offered their own versions of Cohen's music, backed by a house band featuring some of London's finest musicians.  

In association with the Jewish Music Institute and Faber

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