Friday, February 27, 2009

Leonard Cohen Donates Proceeds

Well here's a guy who was robbed & nearly bankrupted by one of his trusted former managers,.not that long ago, which made him have to ramp up touring again,more so than he'd done for years,....but when he did the Austrailian part of this present tour, he was good enough to Donate all the Proceeds from his Concert to the 'Fire Relief Victims or Fund' the fires that have ravaged parts of Austrailia put many out of house & home, He gave back......................Looks good on ya Leonard......

Leonard Cohen donates concert profits to bushfire relief

Postby swampfox on Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:00 am

What a truly heartwarming gesture...Leonard you are a true Legend Mate

LEONARD Cohen has dug deep to support the victims of the devastating bushfires, following the veteran performer's recent tour that included country Victoria.

Cohen has been touring Australia with Paul Kelly.

Tour promoter Frontier Touring yesterday said $200,000 would be donated on behalf of Cohen, Kelly and Frontier to aid victims of the Victorian bushfires.

Promoter Michael Gudinski said: "Leonard has loved his time in Australia . . . and is shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the fires."

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