Leonard Cohen has put all of himself into his songs, and succeeded in making us accept the marriage of Joan of Arc and the Sisters of Mercy, as well as deeper themes of freedom and nostalgic loves, with simple and touching words.
Quoted in Leonard Cohen Scores In Paris by Tim Creery. Montreal Gazette: May 14, 1970.1
France-Soir was a French daily newspaper that prospered during the 1950s and 1960s, reaching a circulation of 1.5 million in the 1950s.
Note: Originally posted Sept 11, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric