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by MarieM
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: News
Topic: Robert Kory about the rights to use LC’s work
Replies: 1
Views: 373

Re: Robert Kory about the rights to use LC’s work

I think this might be the same article or close to it, in English: http://windsorstar.com/pmn/news-pmn/can ... 9cad7aa61d
by MarieM
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: News
Topic: Lissadell House seeks help naming Cohen Garden
Replies: 17
Views: 2600

Re: Lissadell House seeks help naming Cohen Garden

This was tweeted by Linda Barnard @barnardfilm today At Lissadell, the legendary house near Sligo in the wild coastal region that inspired the great poet, Yeats, there’s almost a cult of #LeonardCohen, who played there in 2010 in tribute to the great Irish writer who inspired him. #leonardcohen #sat...
by MarieM
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 166
Views: 55715

Re: Bench updates

Looks like our bench is attracting some color.

The photo was posted on Instagram by @apoetontheroadandintothewild

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by MarieM
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: News
Topic: Documentary: Little Axel (Leonard significantly featured)
Replies: 2
Views: 626

Documentary: Little Axel (Leonard significantly featured)

http://antipodefilms.com/projects/little%20axel.html http://antipodefilms.com/____impro/1/onewebmedia/Lille-Axel.jpg?etag=W%2F%2276844-5992d901%22&sourceContentType=image%2Fjpeg&ignoreAspectRatio&resize=495%2B379&extract=0%2B0%2B495%2B379&quality=85 Little Axel 60 min documentary in development winn...
by MarieM
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Montreal Memorial Week, November 2017
Topic: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links
Replies: 83
Views: 14195

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

Julian Lennon posted more photos from the Tribute concert on his Instagram page. Check it out here: https://www.instagram.com/julespicturepalace/ Under each image posted tonight, he wrote the same thing. For instance, under the photo of k.d. lang, he wrote: The One & Only K.D.Lang, performing at the...
by MarieM
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Matters of Vital Interest: A Forty-Year Friendship with Leonard Cohen
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Matters of Vital Interest: A Forty-Year Friendship with Leonard Cohen

Eric Lerner has written a book about Leonard. There is a thread about Eric here: https://www.leonardcohenforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=33917 Unfortunately, it seems his website is dead and there isn't a replacement. I got a tiny bit of inside info which says this is the book every Cohen fan should r...
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: 1640

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: 533

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: 734

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: 15
Views: 4370

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: 15
Views: 4370

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: Montreal Memorial Week, November 2017
Topic: Montreal tribute: media coverage, photos & YouTube links
Replies: 83
Views: 14195

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: 12
Views: 1597

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: Montreal Memorial Week, November 2017
Topic: Leonard Cohen's Montreal - Interactive Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 1018

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: 449

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/.

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