Leonard Cohen: 14 Striking Photographs From Across The Westmount Poet’s Extraordinary Career

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Cohen in action, performing acoustic.

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The Canadian artist in introspective mode, listening to a record and enjoying a cigarette.

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Up close and personal, a little more recently.

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A close-up portrait of the songwriter, by Los Angeles photographer Neal Preston.

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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.

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For more on Harvey Kubernik’s new book, released today to coincide with the elegaic ‘Popular Problems’, click here. Oh, and be sure to check out our review of the new album here.

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