Is Leonard Cohen Jewish?

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Leonard Cohen

Well, to make a long story short, Leonard Cohen is Jewish!

Since Leonard Cohen's mother is Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also Jewish. His father is Jewish too.

Leonard Cohen (who's full birth name is Leonard Norman Cohen) was born on 21 September 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

He is known for his poetic lyrics and baritone voice. He has been inducted into the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. He received a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement in 2010. He began to compose and release folk-rock and pop songs by the mid-1960s. Some of his most famous compositions include Hallelujah, Bird On A Wire, Everybody Knows, Suzanne, So long Marianne, First We Take Manhattan, Dance Me To The End Of Love and many others.

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