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Homage to Leonard Cohen, C.A.L.Q.

Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen
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In 2015, the CALQ awarded the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec to 35 Québec personalities for their exemplary accomplishments. Leonard Cohen was among them, but was unable to attend the ceremony to receive the medal symbolizing the Order. We had hoped to be able to present it to him personally on another occasion, but unfortunately this opportunity never arose. We learned of his passing with profound sadness, feeling orphaned by his loss, a feeling shared around the world by all those touched by his immense body of work.

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