Leonard Cohen’s 1967 Mariposa Folk Festival Appearance


Today it was announced via his Facebook page that influential Canadian musician, artist and poet Leonard Cohen had passed away, he was 82.

Just a little over 4 months prior to the release of his debut album ‘Songs of Leonard Cohen’ Leonard Cohen appeared at the seventh edition of the Mariposa Folk Festival which took place on Aug 13,  1967 at Innis Lake Campground in Caledon, ON, Canada. Cohen.

Besides playing the mainstage Cohen also teamed up with Joni Mitchell to co-host a Songwriter’s Workshop (also participating: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Murray McLaughlan, and Gordon Lowe) on the same day.



Photo Courtesy of Matt Masters


Photo Courtesy of Matt Masters


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