No other book about Leonard Cohen gets so close to the man, his city, his poems and songs, his friends, his background, and the many original influences that forged this world-famous poet, songwriter and performer.
Based on the documentary film Rasky made in 1979, this book includes texts taken from the film with numerous notes and personal reminiscences from this long-standing friendship with Leonard Cohen. The Song of Leonard Cohen also includes many rare photos of Leonard Cohen and is considered to be one of the best and most intimate portraits of the subject.
is one of Canada's most renowned documentary film makers. He was nominated for two Oscars and six Emmy awards, and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists.