Leonard Cohen, Canada’s poet-singer of the lovable and livable, had young Paris at his feet… Overflowing the 2,000 seats of the Olympic Theatre, they squatted in the aisles and even on the stage to listen raptly to the warm-blooded, cool-hearted lyrics.
…After [Leonard Cohen’s 1970 Paris show], there can be no doubt that he’s no longer an exciting foreign entertainer treasured by a growing number of initiates but rather a full-blown star performer on the French scene.
Excerpted from Leonard Cohen Scores In Paris by Tim Creery. Montreal Gazette: May 14, 1970. Photo by Patrick Younes.
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