“I can tell you that the Stamp Committee has again received a proposal to honour Leonard Cohen. And you can help make it happen by sending letters of support to Canada Post,”

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Let’s Give Leonard Cohen A Literal Stamp Of Approval by Robert Waite (Huffington Post: Feb 21, 2017) Full story at the link.

Robert Waite is Chair of Canada Post’s Stamp Advisory Committee, a voluntary, unpaid position.

Video: Leonard Cohen Becomes Ninth Laureate Of Glenn Gould Prize – 2012

glenng Leonard Cohen was honored at the Glenn Gould Prize ceremony held May 14, 2012.  The following excerpt is from the YouTube blurb:

Leonard Cohen was honoured as the Ninth Laureate of the Glenn Gould Prize at a music-filled gala at Massey Hall on Monday night. ZoomerNews Videographer Darrin Maharaj has the details.

Baby, I’ve Been Here Before: Leonard Cohen Garners Four Posthumous Juno Award Nominations

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2017 Juno Award Nominations:

  • Album of the Year: Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker
  • Artist of the Year: Leonard Cohen
  • Songwriter of the Year: Leonard Cohen “You Want It Darker,” “It Seemed the Better Way,” “Traveling Light”
  • Adult Alternative Album of the Year: Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker

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Previous Leonard Cohen Juno Awards

1991: Juno/Canadian Music Hall of Fame
1993: Male Vocalist Of The Year1
1993: Best Video2
1994: Songwriter of the Year
2013: Artist of the Year
2013: Songwriter Of The Year3
2015: Album Of The Year4

Note; In addition to these awards, Leonard Cohen has received numerous nominations

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Credit Due Department: Photo atop this post from Library and Archives Canada. Photographer: Barry Roden. Thanks to Linda Sturgess for contributions to this post.

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  1. Male & Female Vocalists Of The Year are now subsumed under the title Artist Of The Year []
  2. For Closing Time, directed by Curtis Wehrfritz []
  3. For the songs “Amen”, “Going Home” and “Show Me the Place” []
  4. For Popular Problems []

Leonard Cohen’s You Want It Darker Nominated For Juno Album Of The Year

drk800Album of the year Nominees:  Encore Un Soir, Céline Dion;  Views, Drake;  You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen;  Illuminate, Shawn Mendes;  Starboy, the Weeknd.

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Update: Baby, I’ve Been Here Before: Leonard Cohen Garners Four Posthumous Juno Award Nominations

Leonard Cohen Nominated For 2017 Brit Awards International Male Solo Artist

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Source: Brit Awards 2017: David Bowie and Leonard Cohen get posthumous nominations as Little Mix and Skepta are up for three by Clive Morgan (The Telegraph: Jan 17, 2017)

Credit Due Department: Photo by Stanley Wood from London, UK – Flckr-HelloStanley, CC BY 2.0, via Wikipedia Commons