Hipgnosis buys catalogue of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen

Canadian singer-songwriter Cohen performs during the first night of the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival
FILE PHOTO: Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen performs during the first night of the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland on July 4, 2013. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud/File Photo

March 6, 2022

(Reuters) – Hipgnosis Song Management said on Sunday it has acquired the the music catalogue of Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen.

“Hipgnosis has acquired rights in all 278 songs and derivatives written by Leonard Cohen, including Hallelujah,” the company said.

(Reporting by Ann Maria Shibu in Bengaluru; Editing by Catherine Evans)