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Sunday, August 25 • 12:00 - 13:00
An infinity of Hallelujahs: unlocking the secret chords of Leonard Cohen's masterpiece

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Since its low-key release in 1984, after its initial rejection by his record company, Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" has become one of the great anthems of popular music. Weaving in biblical themes and allusions, the song explores the spiritual and physical dimensions of love and life. Over the years it has been covered hundreds of times by a diversity of artists. But what is "Hallelujah" really about, and what are the secrets of its enduring hold on the global imagination? Tune in, listen, learn, and enjoy!

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Gus Silber

Gus is an award-winning journalist, author, scriptwriter, speechwriter and media trainer. He has an extensive background in newspaper and magazine journalism as a reporter, columnist, feature writer and editor. He is the author of several commercially-published books, covering a diversity... Read More →

Sunday August 25, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 SAST