Listening to the Lyricism of Leonard Cohen: A musical talk with Aubrey Glazer, Dave Wall, Aaron Lightstone & Sundar Viswanathan
York University’s Israel & Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, the J. Richard Shiff Chair for the Study of Canadian Jewry, and the Department of Music are proud to present Listening to the Lyricism of Leonard Cohen on Sunday October 28th at 7pm, a musical book-talk with Dr. Rabbi Aubrey Glazer, Professor Sundar Viswanathan, David Wall, and Aaron Lightstone. Dr. Glazer’s insights on the spiritual and mystical threads of Leonard Cohen’s lyrics will be punctuated by live musical renditions of the great Canadian Jewish bard’s songbook. Dr. Glazer’s book, Tangle of Matter & Ghost: Leonard Cohen’s Post-Secular Songbook of Mysticism(s) Jewish & Beyond, published by Academic Studies Press (2016), will be available for purchase and signing.
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