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Leonard Cohen Chords

Leonard Cohen Chords

Looking for Leonard Cohen chords? Look no further! All the chords for Leonard Cohen’s songs like “Hallelujah”, “Dance Me to the End of Love” and “So Long, Marianne” can be found below. Leonard Norman Cohen was born on September 21, 1934 in Montreal, Canada. Before he became a world-famous folk singer, Leonard Cohen was a novelist and poet, with several published books to show for it. Supported by a writing scholarship, he lived on the Greek island Hydra together with Marianne (yes, from the song) and many other artists that enjoyed the freedom there. It was not until he was 33 years old that he was discovered as a musician.

**Becoming a singer-songwriter **

When Cohen visited the USA and played his music to folk singer Judy Collins, he wasn’t even sure “Suzanne” could be called a song. Partly because it was originally a poem and party because Cohen didn't think much of himself as a singer or a guitarist. Collins was impressed and recorded and released the song herself. One year later, in 1967, the debut album Songs of Leonard Cohen was released, including the song “Suzanne”, which had become a hit single. His first performance came after the success of the single, but because of stage fright, Cohen stopped playing in the middle of the show and left the stage. Together with Judy Collins, he finished the performance and was hooked to it from that very moment, paving the way for memorable gigs at the biggest music festivals around the globe.

Sex, drugs and buddhism

During his career that lasted more than six decades, Cohen toured extensively and changed his minimalist acoustic folk sound along the way. He worked, for example, with Phil Spector on his 1977 album Death of a Ladies’ Man. Probably his most famous song, “Hallelujah”, was released for the first time in 1984. It was covered by John Cale, Jeff Buckley and many, many other artists. Some say more than 200 artists, making it one of the most covered songs on the planet. Curious about the chords Leonard Cohen used in this song? Check out the “Hallelujah” chords here.

In the 90s, Cohen became a buddhist and even lived as a monk in a buddhist retreat in California for years. During his retreat, he discovered that his manager and lifelong friend obscured millions of his savings, leading to lawsuits in the early 00s. After 13 years, he was seen in public for the first time again in a bookshop in Toronto, signing his book “Book of Longing” and performing a couple of songs. In 2008, at the age of 73, he started touring again.

**Awards **

The 14th studio album You Want It Darker was released just a couple weeks before his death in 2016. In total, Leonard Cohen won numerous awards, among them the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2010 Grammys. Post-hum awarded another Grammy for You Want It Darker.

Together with musicians like Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Simon and Garfunkel, Patti Smith and Lou Reed he defined the sound of the 60s and way beyond. You find all Leonard Cohen chords to his tracks here at Chordify.

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Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Live In London) chords
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Live In London)
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Live In London)
185616 jam sessionschords: AₘFGC
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Audio)
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Audio)
50188 jam sessionschords: AₘFCG
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love (Official Video) chords
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love (Official Video)
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love (Official Video)
16659 jam sessionschords: EₘAₘEₘB⁷
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne (Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne (Audio)
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne (Audio)
12780 jam sessionschords: EF♯ₘEG♯ₘ
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker (Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker (Audio)
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker (Audio)
11218 jam sessionschords: EₘGAₘD
Leonard Cohen - So Long, Marianne (Official Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - So Long, Marianne (Official Audio)
Leonard Cohen - So Long, Marianne (Official Audio)
6286 jam sessionschords: F♯ₘEAD
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne chords
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne
5966 jam sessionschords: DEₘF♯ₘG
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat (Official Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat (Official Audio)
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat (Official Audio)
5382 jam sessionschords: FDₘEₘ⁷Aₘ⁷
Leonard Cohen - In My Secret Life (Official Video) chords
Leonard Cohen - In My Secret Life (Official Video)
Leonard Cohen - In My Secret Life (Official Video)
3793 jam sessionschords: FDₘCB♭
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan (Official Video) chords
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan (Official Video)
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan (Official Video)
3689 jam sessionschords: B♭ₘFₘCE♭
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man (Live in Dublin - edited) chords
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man (Live in Dublin - edited)
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man (Live in Dublin - edited)
3645 jam sessionschords: GₘDₘB♭⁷A⁷
The Partisan - Leonard Cohen chords
The Partisan - Leonard Cohen
The Partisan - Leonard Cohen
2672 jam sessionschords: FₘA♭E♭D♭
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man chords
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man
2659 jam sessionschords: EₘDBₘG
Leonard Cohen - Take this waltz chords
Leonard Cohen - Take this waltz
Leonard Cohen - Take this waltz
2519 jam sessionschords: G♯ₘEF♯E
Leonard Cohen - Closing Time (Official Video) chords
Leonard Cohen - Closing Time (Official Video)
Leonard Cohen - Closing Time (Official Video)
2407 jam sessionschords: CGBEₘ
Leonard Cohen - So Long, Marianne (Live in Dublin - edited) chords
Leonard Cohen - So Long, Marianne (Live in Dublin - edited)
Leonard Cohen - So Long, Marianne (Live in Dublin - edited)
2362 jam sessionschords: ADBₘG
Leonard Cohen - Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye (Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye (Audio)
Leonard Cohen - Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye (Audio)
2339 jam sessionschords: B♭GₘE♭F
Leonard Cohen   A Thousand Kisses Deep chords
Leonard Cohen A Thousand Kisses Deep
Leonard Cohen A Thousand Kisses Deep
2150 jam sessionschords: C⁷FₘD♭B♭ₘ
Leonard Cohen - The Partisan (Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - The Partisan (Audio)
Leonard Cohen - The Partisan (Audio)
1966 jam sessionschords: GₘB♭E♭F
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat (Live in Dublin - short) chords
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat (Live in Dublin - short)
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat (Live in Dublin - short)
1750 jam sessionschords: GₘE♭CₘDₘ
Leonard Cohen - Waiting For The Miracle chords
Leonard Cohen - Waiting For The Miracle
Leonard Cohen - Waiting For The Miracle
1633 jam sessionschords: EₘCDB⁷
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love chords
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me to the End of Love
1619 jam sessionschords: GₘCₘGₘDₘ
Leonard Cohen - Who By Fire (Live in London) chords
Leonard Cohen - Who By Fire (Live in London)
Leonard Cohen - Who By Fire (Live in London)
1485 jam sessionschords: GₘFGₘB♭
Leonard Cohen-Chelsea Hotel NO.2 chords
Leonard Cohen-Chelsea Hotel NO.2
Leonard Cohen-Chelsea Hotel NO.2
1277 jam sessionschords: B♭FCDₘ
Leonard Cohen - Bird on the Wire (Official Audio) chords
Leonard Cohen - Bird on the Wire (Official Audio)
Leonard Cohen - Bird on the Wire (Official Audio)
1260 jam sessionschords: AEAD
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