Poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen passed away last week. Everyone has been touched by his songs and lyrics at some point in time.
Malcolm Gladwell recently did a feature on his podcast “Revisionist History” on the writing of Hallelujah, and the song’s slow ascent to fame.
Take a moment to remember the life of Leonard Cohen, and take a listen:
“Hallelujah” is about the role that time and iteration play in the production of genius, and how some of the most memorable works of art had modest and undistinguished births.