Singer recovers from for suspected food poisoning

Leonard Cohen is to perform in Barcelona tonight (September 21) after collapsing on stage in Valencia on Friday night (September 18).

The singer was taken to hospital after fainting during the fourth song of his concert “Bird On A Wire” at Valencia’s Luis Puig Velodromo venue.

The Canadian poet is suspected to have suffered food poisoning, his spokesman told the BBC, after experiencing stomach cramps earlier in the evening.

Cohen is expected to be well enough to perform his final Spanish live show at Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi tonight (September 21).

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