A historical walk through the life and work of Leonard Cohen organized by decade and categorized by topic.

Most of the concert dates are taken from Jim Devlin's amazing resource "Is This What You Wanted." Thanks, Jim!

If you would like to make a contribution to creating this timeline, please contact Marie at megan2c2b@aol.com

 

Symposium for English Language Jewish Writers (June 7th, 1964) Part 1 with Adele Wiseman, Ruth Roskies-Wisse, Melech Ravitch and Leonard Cohen : Jewish Public Library of Montreal : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

Thanks to ahasuerus on The Leonard Cohen Forum for the heads up.

Leonard participated in the Symposium for English Language Jewish Writers on June 7, 1964.


Leonard Cohen Poster - Radio City 2009

This is an eBay offering from ron24b.
Leonard performed at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York on May 16 and 17, 2009.

Leonard Cohen Poster - Radio City 2009

This is an eBay offering from ron24b.

Leonard performed at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York on May 16 and 17, 2009.


…photos taken by Jean-Pierre Leloir at that show on May 12, 1970 at the Olympia in Paris…

Kindly shared by Heck of a Guy.
Leonard performed on May 12, 1970 at Olympia in Paris, France.

…photos taken by Jean-Pierre Leloir at that show on May 12, 1970 at the Olympia in Paris…

Kindly shared by Heck of a Guy.

Leonard performed on May 12, 1970 at Olympia in Paris, France.


From I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons

Leonard and his mother Masha.
Kindly shared by Heck of a Guy.

From I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons

Leonard and his mother Masha.

Kindly shared by Heck of a Guy.

Photo by Frank Ulrich Hahn, September 28, 1974.

Leonard performed at Circus Krone in Munich, Germany on September 28, 1974

More information on this concert can be found at Heck of a Guy.


Press Cutting/Advert : 6/7/74Pg18 LEONARD COHEN, BIRD ON A WIRE MOVIE/FILM 8X12

This is an eBay offering from pamphilon.

Press Cutting/Advert : 6/7/74Pg18 LEONARD COHEN, BIRD ON A WIRE MOVIE/FILM 8X12

This is an eBay offering from pamphilon.

Leonard and Jennifer Warnes
From “Famous Blue Raincoat: 20th Anniversary Edition Photo Gallery” on Jennifer Warnes’ website.

Leonard and Jennifer Warnes

From “Famous Blue Raincoat: 20th Anniversary Edition Photo Gallery” on Jennifer Warnes’ website.

Kindly shared by Herbert Scholz‎ on Leonard’s Facebook page.

Leonard performed at the Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany on September 24, 1974.


I love this picture, at the Songwriters Hall of Fame, EVERYBODY wanted their picture taken with the master — with Leonard Cohen and Paul Williams.

Kindly shared by Sandi Bachom on Leonard’s Facebook page.

I love this picture, at the Songwriters Hall of Fame, EVERYBODY wanted their picture taken with the master — with Leonard Cohen and Paul Williams.

Kindly shared by Sandi Bachom on Leonard’s Facebook page.