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Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARD!
Replies: 183
Views: 25158

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARD!

Happy Birthday Leonard! Joe and Anne Way perhaps expressed best how much you, you your sister, and your wondrous creations have meant to us. See you in NYC in December!

Dick and Linda
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Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

Realize the review from the Times has been posted elsewhere too, but think it is worthy of repeats. Another triumph for Sylvie in this New York Times review by Janet Maslin. Follow the link for great photos in the print edition, and also note the new Alan Light book coming out in December on Hallelu...
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Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

Thanks Heck

Great review!
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Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

From LA Times -- September 10, 2012, 4:25 p.m. "I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen" Sylvie Simmons Ecco: $27.99, publication date Sept. 18 One challenge of assessing Leonard Cohen's musical legacy is that there's so much non-musical stuff to unpack. From his vast body of literary work to his re...
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Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:11 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

Commenting on the positive press, Sylvie noted that "Kirkus gave it not only rave reviews but a star, ie as Kirkus says, only awarded to 'a book of remarkable merit'! I'm going to be an impossible diva soon!" I don't think the praise will go to her head. :D She also reports on a few west coast promo...
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Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

Advanced Review – Uncorrected Proof -- Booklist Issue: September 15, 2012 I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen. Simmons, Sylvie (Author) Sep 2012. 576 p. Ecco, hardcover, $27.99. (9780061994982). 782.421. As a teenager in Montreal, Leonard Cohen learned six chords on a guitar from a young Spanish...
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Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:28 am
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

More Advance Downtown, NYC http://downtownmagazinenyc.com/im-your-man-book-review-tortured-poet-endures-finds-peace/ ‘I’m Your Man Book’ Review: Tortured Poet Endures, Finds Peace – AUGUST 31, 2012 The tortured artist is as clichéd and yet paradoxically admired a figure as ever existed. The love-sco...
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Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:46 am
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

Advance word from book industry critics: Kirkus Reviews I'M YOUR MAN (reviewed on September 15, 2012) An elegant, deeply researched life of the Canadian musician, poet and novelist. With the resurgence of his career in the last decade, Cohen has been the subject of several new books, but it’s hard t...
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Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Re: Interview with Sylvie Simmons

I think that's good advice Mary. This should be a very valuable addition to any fan's collection. Sylvie is a great writer, a fine uke player and songwriter, and fortunately, a delightful person!
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Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Interview with Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 25
Views: 5532

Interview with Sylvie Simmons

Thanks both Sylvie and Jarkko. Great interview.
Hoping my preorder from Amazon arrives early.
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Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: EUROPE 2012 / CONCERT REPORTS & MEET-UPS
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: Helsinki, September 2
Replies: 59
Views: 29356

Re: CONCERT REPORT: Helsinki, September 2

Thanks all for the wonderful reports and pictures. We are very pleased all worked out so well for Jarkko and Eija, Rauli and Jenni, and the hard working Maarten, and the rest of the faithful.

Miss you all, but this forum is a great way to be a part of the experience.
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Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Leonard Cohen biography by Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 173
Views: 48750

Sylvie Simmons - LC's biographer

Update from Sylvie today:

Canada Oct 23, UK Nov 1.
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Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Leonard Cohen biography by Sylvie Simmons
Replies: 173
Views: 48750

Sylvie Simmons - LC's biographer

Note from Sylvie says the US date is for sure September 18. Canada early October.

I'm excited as Hell!
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Official Leonard Cohen iPhone Application
Replies: 17
Views: 3305

Re: Official Leonard Cohen iPhone Application

The app is fantastic!

Many thanks to all.

I finally watched all the song snippets accompnied by the incredible DI videos
Don't miss that section.
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Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: EUROPE 2012 / CONCERT REPORTS & MEET-UPS
Topic: CONCERT REPORTS: Ghent, Aug 12, 14, 15, 17 & 18
Replies: 367
Views: 87396

Re: CONCERT REPORTS: Ghent, Aug 12, 14, 15, 17 & 18

Thanks Linda

Enjoyed the Jews harp a lot!

It looks like a challenging instrument.

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