Leonard Cohen 1934-2016: The music biz pays tribute

Mark Sutherland

There is a crack in everything/That’s how the light gets in.”

When the sad news of Leonard Cohen’s death at the age of 82 was announced in the early hours of Friday, November 11, this was his most-shared line on social media.

As one of the foremost poet-lyricists of his or any other generation, Cohen had no shortage of great lines. But this one – taken not from his most famous song, Hallelujah, but from Anthem, a song on relatively ...

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