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by MarieM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: News
Topic: LC wins 2018 Grammy Award for You Want It Darker!
Replies: 21
Views: 1025

Re: LC wins 2018 Grammy Award for You Want It Darker!

Leonard lost the other category: "Alabama Shakes wins Best American Roots Performance for “Killer Diller Blues.” This is perhaps surprising since they were up against a couple of sentimental favorites: the late Glen Campbell (“Arkansas Farmboy”) and Leonard Cohen (“Steer Your Way”). This is the band...
by MarieM
Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Book of Longing audio recordings
Replies: 3
Views: 257

Re: Book of Longing audio recordings

Hi Andrew and welcome. There is no official recording of Leonard reading from the Book of Longing. Here are a few videos of Leonard reciting poems from Longing on radio shows, documentaries, etc. Leonard Cohen Recites Titles | The Book of Longing | NPR Broadcast | May 22, 2006 https://www.youtube.co...
by MarieM
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Henning 60 y
Replies: 9
Views: 443

Re: Henning 60 y

Happiest of happy birthdays, Henning. Wonderful to see you in Montreal. Thank you for enriching our Cohen lives with your presence. Many, many happy returns.
by MarieM
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: News
Topic: My Life With/Without Leonard Cohen by Ruth Wisse
Replies: 9
Views: 3418

Re: My Life With/Without Leonard Cohen by Ruth Wisse

Thanks again for posting these. What a great find. Leonard looks so young, just starting to experience life.
by MarieM
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: My Life With/Without Leonard Cohen by Ruth Wisse
Replies: 9
Views: 3418

Re: My Life With/Without Leonard Cohen by Ruth Wisse

Leonard Cohen played the role of accompanist in Twelfth Night in 1952
Wow! What a nice find. This is really cute. Leonard is just 18 years old in the photo. Thanks for sharing.
by MarieM
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: News
Topic: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links
Replies: 79
Views: 10585

Re: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links

Seems Julian Lennon was backstage during the Tower of Song tribute to Leonard in Montreal. He took some stunning portraits of the participating artists which now appear on his Instagram account. Check it out here: https://www.instagram.com/julespicturepalace/
by MarieM
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Collectors' and Traders' Corner
Topic: Can anyone confirm a 1940s school kid signature of LC?
Replies: 11
Views: 1051

Re: Can anyone confirm a 1940s school kid signature of LC?

A long shot thought. Maybe Sylvie Simmons might be able to offer you an opinion. She is author of Leonard's biography "I'm Your Man." You can contact her on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/SylvieSimmonsWordsAndMusic/ Maybe she'll know about the Boys IAC or perhaps she has seen Leonard's earl...
by MarieM
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Cohen's Montreal - Interactive Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Leonard Cohen's Montreal - Interactive Tour

Well, a bit late for some of us but here is "Leonard Cohen's Montreal - Extended City Tour." The is the interactive tour you can download to experience Leonard's Montreal. Here is the webpage: https://www.detour.com/montreal/leonardwalkingtour#download You can click on the green button on the right ...
by MarieM
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Montreal’s Leonard Cohen comes home
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Montreal’s Leonard Cohen comes home

CBC has produced a lovely interactive piece about Leonard's connections to Montreal. This one can't be copied. You have to see it and interact with it. Check it out here http://www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/le ... al-legacy/.
by MarieM
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: "You Want It Darker" Nominated for Best Rock Performance by the Grammys
Replies: 2
Views: 516

"You Want It Darker" Nominated for Best Rock Performance by the Grammys

From the Grammy website, https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/60th-grammy-awards-full-nominees-list#General Field , the nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards were released this morning. Awards will be announced on January 28, 2018 in NYC. ROCK 12. Best Rock Performance (For new vocal or instrumental...
by MarieM
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: News
Topic: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links
Replies: 79
Views: 10585

Re: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links

Nice coverage of the concert and exhibit by The National on CBC.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xErI9QirIY4&sns=fb
by MarieM
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links
Replies: 79
Views: 10585

Re: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/10/world/canada/pot-leonard-cohen-chimps-canada-letter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&_r=0 Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter New York Times By IAN AUSTENNOV. 10, 2017 Tower of Song Andrea Kannapell, an editor ...
by MarieM
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links
Replies: 79
Views: 10585

Re: Montreal tribute: media coverage & YouTube links

Set list in this article:

https://etcanada.com/news/269372/sting- ... l-concert/

Add Adam with Basia Bulat doing Coming Back to You at the end and finally Basia Bulat did Closing Time.
by MarieM
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Montreal: comments and feelings
Replies: 44
Views: 5497

Re: WHAT'S GOING ON IN MONTREAL

Can people please post news about whats going on there so we can join in the event from a distance and enjoy the atmosphere before and after the concert. Here is a newspaper article about the bus tour: LEONARD COHEN SUPERFANS MAKE PILGRIMAGE TO MONTREAL AHEAD OF TRIBUTE CONCERT – MONTREAL http://ro...
by MarieM
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Preview to the MAC exhibition
Replies: 12
Views: 1670

Re: Preview to the MAC exhibition

Here is the information for the VIP packages and Welcome Packages, including the museum preview info. Scroll down to read the letter that pertains to the package you purchased. GOLD & SILVER VIP LOUNGE PACKAGES Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen Hello, We're delighted that you will b...

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