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Leonard Cohen Wins the $50k Glenn Gould Prize, Donates It...

The article only mentions this particular in its photo caption: Cohen donated his $50,000 prize to the Canada Council for the Arts. Full (enough) story at the National Post: Leonard Cohen was feted in grand style on Monday night, with a who’s who of Canadian luminaries showing up to pay tribute to the singer-songwriter as he was awarded the biannual Glenn Gould Prize at Toronto’s Massey Hall.
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