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Leonard Cohen remembers how he got his song

I came across this enlightening speech given by Leonard Cohen at the 2011 Prince of Asturias Awards ceremony. As ever, Cohen is humble and speaks with genuine beauty. In this speech he touches on the importance of Spanish poet, Federico Garcia Lorca in helping him to find a voice. He also reveals how a young Spanish man playing flamenco guitar in the park helped him find his ‘song’. So I won’t say anymore… Leonard says it exactly how it needs to be said.



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