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  • Music historian catalogues Leonard Cohen’s musical history

    By Kirk Silsbee

    October 15, 2014 | 10:03 am

    Like many of us, author Harvey Kubernik first heard Leonard Cohen through his interpreters. Judy Collins recorded Cohen’s cryptic “Suzanne” and the sardonic suicide ode “Dress Rehearsal Rag” on her 1966 “In My Life” album. The songs impressed Kubernik, but it wasn’t until Cohen’s...

  • Russian Jewish billionaires sing ‘Hallelujah’ (and thank God it’s over)

    June 26, 2014 | 9:52 am

    If time really is money, then the song that producer Igor Sandler recorded on Tuesday at his Moscow studio not only will be the longest tune ever released, but may be among the costliest to make.

    That’s because the people singing in Sandler’s bid to enter the Guinness Book of...

  • Israel’s ‘American Idol’: The contest and the winner

    March 20, 2012 | 4:57 pm

    Adam Kleinberg has the rock star look and sound down pat. With a coif of heavy, brown dreadlocks, and dressed mostly in black and leather, this 22-year-old Mexican Jew has a powerful voice with deep range.

    Kleinberg took first prize in last year’s “Hallelujah” global Jewish...