Gala to be held February 2006.

Leonard Cohen is among the Canadian songwriters to be honored at the Third Annual Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame gala on Feb. 5, 2006 in Toronto.

Other songwriters being honored include classical composer Lionel Daunais, songwriter/poet Gilles Vigneault, ragtime composer William Eckstein and saxophonist/flutist/singer Carmen Lombardo, a co-founder of Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians.

Canadian singers Anne Murray and Lucille Dumont, and the late recording industry pioneer Herbert Berliner will also receive legacy awards during the evening.

For a full list of inductees, visit www.cansong.ca.

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