The Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, who has died at the age of 82, performed five times at Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz festival. Here’s a look back at those years.This content was published on November 11, 2016 - 11:19
- Deutsch "Lebe wohl, Leonard": Cohens Auftritte in Montreux
- Español Leonard Cohen murió, su recuerdo en Montreux
- Português Lembranças de Leonard Cohen em Montreux
- 中文 “再见，里奥纳德”：科恩的蒙特勒音乐会
- عربي ليونارد كوهين.. كان ضيفا دائما في مونترو
- Français Leonard Cohen dans le coeur de Montreux
- Pусский Леонард Коэн и его выступления в Швейцарии
- Italiano Leonard Cohen nel cuore di Montreux
Cohen’s first Montreux appearance was 1976. He performed 26 songs, including many from his repertoire that have long been considered classics, from Bird on the Wire and So Long, Marianne to Sisters of Mercy and Suzanne.
Cohen performs during the festival's opening concert in 1976.
The Canadian poet and singer on the stage of the Stravinski hall at the 42nd edition of the festival in 2008.
He performed for the last time at Montreux in 2013.
The concert was part of Cohen's 'Old Ideas World Tour', which took him across Europe and North America as well as Australia and New Zealand and back again, including a stop in Montreux.
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