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“Hallelujah” isn’t just the most well-known song written by the legendary Leonard Cohen; it has reportedly become one of the most oft-performed songs in American musical history. Born near Montreal on this day in 1934, he did even begin his music career until age 33 after pursuing the life of a poet and novelist. Upon his death in November 2016, Rolling Stone remembered him as “the poet of brokenness.”