Cohen in action, performing acoustic.
The Canadian artist in introspective mode, listening to a record and enjoying a cigarette.
Up close and personal, a little more recently.
A close-up portrait of the songwriter, by Los Angeles photographer Neal Preston.
This just in – the key to Leonard Cohen’s inimitable songwriting prowess? Composing barefoot. Lose the shoes and socks, and maybe you too can write generation-defining songs like ‘Hallelujah’. Maybe.