NOMINATED ROCK HALL (2010)

The first British folk troubadour who truly captured the imaginations of early Beatles-era fans on both sides of the Atlantic, Donovan Leitch made the transition from a scruffy blue-jeaned busker into a brocaded hippie traveler on Trans Love Airways.  As a folkie on the road...

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BMI (2009)

Donovan will be named a BMI Icon at the U.S. performing right organization’s annual London Awards, slated for Tuesday, October 6 2009 at London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane. The invitation-only gala will recognize the U.K. and European songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-played BMI songs on...

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DONOVAN DAYS FESTIVAL CAVAN IRELAND (2009)

Cavan County Museum and Cavan County Council Arts Office are delighted to present Donovan Days, a three day celebration of the art, music, poetry and life of legendary songwriter and recording artist Donovan. Donovan Days also celebrates the Celtic tradition from which he emerged. Organized...

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FRENCH GV AWARD (2009)

Iconic singer songwriter Donovan (Mellow Yellow, Sunshine Superman, Hurdy Gurdy Man) was awarded a distinguished medal as “Officer of Arts & Letters” by the French Minister of Culture, Christine Albanel, during the prestigious MIDEM Music Fair in Cannes, France, on Sunday 18 January. Donovan was honored...

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DOCTOR OF LETTERS (2003)

In November 2003, Donovan was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Hertfordshire. He was nominated by Sara Loveridge (who was a student at the University and had interviewed and reviewed Donovan for the University paper in 2001–2002), Andrew Morris,...

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