leonard cohen
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  • 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.

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