Air Cohen – Leonard Cohen Soars In Vancouver

Photo Captures Leonard Cohen In Mid-Flight During Stage Exit

The photo below, taken at the November 12, 2012 Leonard Cohen Vancouver show by lumitre, shows Cohen gracefully leaping while he skips offstage, achieving significant altitude and major hang time.

If It’s Not The Shoes, It’s Gotta Be The Hat

In fact, this image of the 78 year old Canadian singer-songwriter brings to mind another premier artist, albeit in another field of entertainment. Hmmm.  I wanna be like MikeI wanna sin like Len

Originally posted June 12, 2013 at, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Is This What You Wanted: Things Cohenites Like Most About Leonard Cohen: Photos

Introduction: Things Cohenites Like Most About Leonard Cohen

The paradoxical popularity of Things Cohenites Don’t Like About Leonard Cohen has prompted a consideration of a decade of writing about Leonard on my own sites and turns posting on LeonardCohenForum, Facebook fan groups, YouTube, and the official Leonard Cohen Facebook page, to determine1 which aspects of Leonard Cohen’s life and work are most favored by fans.

Note: For the purpose of this series, I’ve eliminated what could be described as “breaking news,” e.g., announcements about album releases, tours, books, etc.

#1 Photos Of Leonard Cohen

Yep, the most popular category of Leonard Cohen posts are photos of him. (And, yes, “Photos,” “Spiritual Themes,” and “The Women In His Life” aren’t parallel categories, but that’s how the stats play out.) Moreover, it’s not performance photos that draw the most views; it’s the candid and posed photos. While adding photos to Leonard Cohen quotations routinely doubles or triples the number of hits, isolated photos without dates, locations, names of photographers, or attribution also do well. Fifteen of the most popular photos posted to Cohencentric follow.

Photo by Penny Showalter: Leonard Cohen & DrHGuy – Hanging In The Hood



Photo by Errol and Henriette Manners: Rediscovered Photo: Leonard Cohen on Hydra – 1971


Photo by Lorca Cohen: Two Photos: Leonard Cohen – Not Just A Worker In Song



Photo by Guido Harari: Guido Harari’s Photos Of Leonard Cohen Napping & Praying – Milan 1992

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  1. “Determine” connotes observations on my part that lack rigid, scientific statistical verification but which I am am convinced – and on which I would wager significant sums of cash – are accurate []

Stellar Photos – 2010 Leonard Cohen Zagreb Concert

These photos were taken at the July 25, 2010 Leonard Cohen Zagreb show by Lenart J. Kucic. There are more at his photostream. Specifically noteworthy is the picture showing Dino Soldo playing the Eigenharp Alpha.

Note: Originally posted June 7, 2014 at, a predecessor of Cohencentric