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Leonard Cohen’s acceptance speech for Spain’s highest award

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Speech by Leonard Cohen

Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Excellencies, Members of the Jury, Distinguished Laureates, Ladies and Gentlemen:

It is a great honor to stand here before you tonight. Perhaps, like the great maestro Riccardo Muti, I am not used to standing in front of an audience without an orchestra behind me.

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