4 June 2011

LEONARD COHEN WINS SPANISH PRINCE OF ASTURIAS AWARD


“I am most grateful to be recognized by the countrymen of Machado and Lorca, and my friend Morente, and the incomparable companions of the Spanish guitar”.
Leonard Cohen
New York, 2nd June 2011
Considered one of the most influential authors of our time, his poems and songs have beautifully explored the major issues of humanity in great depth.  READ MORE...
Leonard Cohen On Lorca
Take This Waltz is an especially important song in the Leonard Cohen canon, in large part because the lyrics derive from Pequeño Vals Vienès  (“Little Viennese Waltz”), a poem written in Spanish by Federico Garcia Lorca.
Cohen has commented on his discovery of Lorca’s poem and its significance in numerous concerts and interviews.  READ MORE...



Lyrics | Leonard Cohen lyrics - Take This Waltz lyrics