The Municipality of Hydra names a street after Leonard Cohen

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The Municipality of Hydra names a street after Leonard Cohen

Postby jarkko » Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:07 am

The Council of Hydra decided to name a street after Leonard.
This has been a project of the Municipality to honour his memory.

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More here (a pdf file):
http://www.leonardcohenfiles.com/hydrastreet.pdf
Thanks to Pedro for the file
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Re: The Municipality of Hydra names a street after Leonard Cohen

Postby Citizen_Kane » Thu Jul 06, 2017 1:39 am

This is such a great gesture. Am I correct that it is the street along which Leonard's house stands?

Thanks.
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Re: The Municipality of Hydra names a street after Leonard Cohen

Postby jarkko » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:58 am

Yes. You can see the trees in Leonard's garden behind the wall on the left.
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Re: The Municipality of Hydra names a street after Leonard Cohen

Postby douglas07 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:02 am

Dear Jarkko,
this is good news. And a fine Idea.
Am I right, that there is a person from Espoo behind it?
If so Tanks.
If not:
Thanks anyway for your heartful work 8)
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Re: The Municipality of Hydra names a street after Leonard Cohen

Postby sebmelmoth2003 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:25 pm

travel article in the mail on sunday.

Hallelujah! It's the island that made Leonard Cohen a star – the perfect mix of inspiring beauty and ‘flawless anarchy’The Mail on Sunday's Steve Turner toured the Greek island of Hydra, which has a rich cultural heritage.

Leonard Cohen bought his house on the island in September 1960 and lived there for six years

In his 1941 The Colossus Of Marousi, Henry Miller described the island as ‘the epitome of flawless anarchy’...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/artic ... lived.html

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