Award Name : Princess of Asturias Awards
Year of Award : 2011
Award for : Literature
Location : Westmount, Quebec, Canada
Leonard Norman Cohen(born 21 September 1934) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. His work has explored religion, politics, isolation and personal relationships.Cohen has been inducted into both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame as well as the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is also a Companion of the Order of Canada, the nation's highest civilian honor. In 2011 he received the Princess of Asturias Award for literature.