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Yaffe, David

Summary: "Joni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blond girl with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MITCHELL, JONI YAF

Summary: As a sci-fi obsessed woman living in near isolation, Beverly Glenn-Copeland wrote and self-released Keyboard Fantasies in Huntsville, Ontario back in 1986. Recorded in an Atari-powered home studio, the cassette featured seven tracks of a curious folk-electronica hybrid, a sound realized far before its time. Three decades later the musician, now Glenn Copeland, began to receive emails from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC KEY

Cohen, Leonard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, LEONARD COH

Leibovitz, Liel.

Summary: A look not only at the inner man but also at the environments that shaped Leonard Cohen, from the rock scene of New York in the 1960s to the remote Zen monastery where Cohen spent years later in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, LEONARD LEI

Summary: This episode of The Green Interview features Scott Macmillan and Jennyfer Brickenden. Macmillan is one of Canada's most esteemed composers and musical figures and Brickenden is his partner, business manager, organizer, librettist and wife. Behind the scenes, she plays an integral part in Macmillan's creative process. His deep love for the Celtic music of Nova Scotia led him to compose...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Simmons, Sylvie.

Summary: Exploring the many facets of Cohen's life, an intimate portrait of the influential songwriter draws upon his private archives and interviews with many of his closest associates, colleagues, and other artists whose work he has inspired.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, LEONARD SIM

Friedman, Matti

Summary: The little-known story of Leonard Cohen’s concert tour to the front lines of the Yom Kippur War, including never-before-seen selections from an unfinished manuscript by Cohen and rare photographs. In October 1973, the poet and singer Leonard Cohen—thirty-nine years old, famous, unhappy, and at a creative dead end—traveled from his home on the Greek island of Hydra to the chaos and bloodshed of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2022

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Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: "Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.8 PAS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

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