Happy Birthday Leonard!!

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SWITZ
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby SWITZ » Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:56 am

Happy birthday Leonard

Happy.......Birthday.......!!!!!!!

Are you sitting comfortably.....? Let Merlin cast his spell.....
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby agerm52 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:30 am

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Keeping ringing the bell. 79 is the new 40. Which is the old 60. Or something with numbers.
We miss you. AG
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby HelenOE » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:36 am

OldIdeasAreTheBest wrote: You are only one year away from having that cigarette.
Dear Mr. Cohen, as we all know (both those of us who have been eagerly watching concert videos from this tour, and those lucky enough to have been present in your audiences) you have already been planning that event. I know you will carry it out with panache. However, a piece of good theater deserves a sequel, so I commend to you the example of the ukulele player, Bill Tapia, whose doctor told him he should stop smoking if he wanted to live a long life. He did so, at age 83, and lived for another 20 years. Here is a YouTube video of him teaching a ukulele lesson at 101 years of age: http://youtu.be/BrxzOh1yvrQ

Happy birthday, Leonard. May the blessings find you no matter how many frequent-flyer miles they have to rack up, and may you long enjoy the work of your hands. It is a wonder to us all. I am so glad you exist.
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby Marlene J. » Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:58 am

Dear Leonard,

Your music soothes my aching bones; Your poetry help me survive the abyss that is swallowing me. I don't think I can possibly express how much you have helped me, and how truly grateful I am.

I send you the warmest of wishes on your day. I hope it will be most joyful and rewarding. Bless you and happy birthday!
2012: Fredriksten Fortress, Halden, Norway
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby matyb » Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:53 pm

Happy birthday Leonard,
May the sunshine you bring to us always be with you.
Mary
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby crystal » Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:07 pm

Happy birthday, Leonard Cohen and thank you for the music.
I can't explain how much it meant to me over the years.
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby Xtineberg » Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:34 pm

Happy birthday,dear Leonard!
Going home at 24.00 hrs or celebrating with us in Amsterdam?
Don't find the hook and keep your gloves on for many years during your smoking tour.
Thank you so much for your generosity, the humour and beauty. How could we live without?
Many happy returns, Christine
Rotterdam 2008, Melbourne 2009, Antwerpen 2009, Nimes 2009, Berlin 2010,Gent 2010, Dortmund 2010, Gent 2012 2x, Amsterdam 2012 2x, Paris ( Olympia!) 2012, Madrid 2012, Oberhausen 2013, Brussels 2013, Hamburg 2013, Rotterdam 2013, Amsterdam 2013.
Meet up Hydra 2011. Event Dublin 2014. Meet up Hydra 2015. Event Amsterdam 2016.
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby lightasabreeze » Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:17 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARD... You will only be 79 years young (you have caught me up now)

Was it George Burns said "If I had known I was going to live this long I would have looked after myself"
Thank you for keeping us all satisfied over the years and still working for our smiles.

Enjoy your day on Saturday. xx
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Annick
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby Annick » Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:33 pm

On the 21st of September, in Luxembourg I will raise a glas of good italian red wine wishing you good health.
On that day, the love of all your fans will fly over the world and surround you with so much warmth.
May your birthday be full of joy.
Thank you so very much for the beauty you offer us over all these years.
Silence
and a deeper silence
when the crickets
hesitate

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Re: AW: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby Hartmut » Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:52 pm

Happy birthday, Mr. Cohen, and many equally happy returns!

Lidia and Hartmut
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby dick » Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:41 pm

Happiest of birthdays Leonard, and MANY, MANY more to come.

Love
Dick and Linda
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby A.Sukitu » Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:41 pm

"May you live to be one hundred and twenty!"
A very happy birthday, dearest man.
May you bathe within all our love.
A XX
"You let me sing, you lifted me up, you gave my soul a beam to travel on. ... You gave the injury a tongue to heal itself."
Leonard Cohen in Book of Mercy (1984) Ch. 19.
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby leonardmtl » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:33 pm

Happy Birthday, Leonard -

Let the longevity of age be yours ....our cup runneth over with your penetrating feelings and understanding of the human struggle!

Leonard from Montreal
We're all on one road....we're only passing through....

1967 Montreal / 2008 Toronto/ 2009 New York Beacon /Boston 2x /New York MSG / Chelsea Hotel Plaque Celebration /San Jose / 2010 Las Vegas 2x / 2012 Montreal 2x /Boston 2x
lea schnabel00
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Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Postby lea schnabel00 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:45 pm

happy birthday with health and joy.lea schnabel.
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A Birthday Song

Postby johnnyquadrio » Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:34 pm

Happy Birthday, Leonard. I wrote a song about you:

http://www.soundcloud.com/johnnyquadrio/geldof

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