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Leonard Cohen: Felonious Monk

Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, November 2001

He stole hearts and sought refuge in Hydra, bagged a celebrity fiancée, then disappeared to a monastery. Sylvie Simmons talks through the many lives of Leonard Cohen, doomed poet, spiritual seeker – and ladies' man.

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