Rest in Peace Leonard Cohen

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.

http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/07-hallelujah

 

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