- Faith: Buddhist
- Career: Musician
- birthday: September 21, 1934
- accomplishments: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
- fun faith fact! Cohen once took on the life of a monk.
Canadian folk artist Leonard Cohen was born into a Lithuanian Jewish family. In the late 70s he became associated with Buddhism, a religion often evident in his lyrics and poetry. In the 1990s he became a recluse in the Mount Baldy monastery in rural California. Photo courtesy of Rama.