A definitive selection of song lyrics and poems from the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winning musical artist includes such influential pieces as "Sisters of Mercy," "Bird on the Wire" and "I'm Your Man."
Random House, Inc.: A magnificent selection of song lyrics and poems from across the storied career of one of the most daring and affecting poet-ongwriters in the world.
Leonard CohenÂ was born in 1934 in Montreal.Â He began his career publishing poetry and prose before recording his first album in 1967. He has published two novels, The Favourite Game and Beautiful Losers, and eleven books of poetry, most recently Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs,Â Book of Longing, and Leonard Cohen: Poems and Songs. He has to date made eighteen albums, the most recent of which, Old Ideas, was released in 2012.Â Cohen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, and was awarded the Glenn Gould Prize in 2011.