Leonard Cohen

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‘I don’t want to remember these things’: dark pop poet John Murry on surviving rape, heroin and family strife
The singer-songwriter talks about his adoptive relative William Faulkner, his violent childhood and heroin – and saves a surprise until the end

Simon Hattenstone

16, Jun, 2021 @11:23 AM

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From Beyoncé to David Bowie: 10 of the best Glastonbury sets ever
Ahead of a livestreamed version of the festival, here are some of the biggest and best performances from years gone by

Dorian Lynskey

21, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Suzanne Vega's teenage obsessions: 'Taxi Driver captured something awful but made it beautiful'
In the first of a weekly series where film and music stars discuss their youthful fixations, the US singer recalls silly walks and Saturday Night Fever dance classes

Interview by Dave Simpson

03, Sep, 2020 @3:30 PM

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Take this waltz: Christopher Bruce on a life in dance and his Leonard Cohen dream
The Rooster choreographer recalls the genius and cruelty of Marie Rambert and the demands on young dance talent today

Lyndsey Winship

29, Jul, 2020 @11:58 AM

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George Alagiah: 'Steinbeck taught me the power of words'
The television presenter and author on Graham Greene, Germaine Greer and reading poetry during chemotherapy

George Alagiah

10, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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A Theatre for Dreamers by Polly Samson review – free love with Leonard Cohen
‘Where would these male writers be without their ministering angels?’ A novel based around the arty 60s colony on a Greek island captures both the dream and the disappointment

Elizabeth Lowry

16, May, 2020 @6:30 AM

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After the restlessness finally there's stillness: my last stage of coronavirus isolation | Brigid Delaney
I’ve been to monasteries and religious retreats seeking calmness. The pandemic is giving me the same experience at home

Brigid Delaney

30, Apr, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Bohemian tragedy: Leonard Cohen and the curse of Hydra
Cohen was inspired by married writers George Johnston and Charmian Clift when he visited the Greek island of Hydra in 1960. But their golden age came at a price

Polly Samson

30, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Julie Felix obituary
Folk singer whose TV appearances on The Frost Report in the 1960s made her a household name

Derek Schofield

24, Mar, 2020 @1:58 PM

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Adam Cohen on Leonard: ‘It was daunting finishing my dad's last music'
Leonard Cohen’s final songs can now be heard on the album Thanks for the Dance. Here his son Adam talks about their emotionally complex relationship

Sean O’Hagan

24, Nov, 2019 @10:30 AM

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Leonard Cohen: Thanks for the Dance review – a sublime final statement
This posthumous album finds the poet and singer on reflective, insightful, deadpan form, ‘settling accounts of the soul’

Dave Simpson

22, Nov, 2019 @9:30 AM

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TV tonight: the starry love story of Leonard Cohen and his muse
Dying only months apart from each other, this documentary unearths the complicated love affair between Marianne Ihlen and Cohen. Plus: it’s time for Strictly. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

28, Sep, 2019 @5:01 AM

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