Leonard's first comments

A section for our Birthday Campaign. tributes around the world and your birthday greetings
User avatar
jarkko
Site Admin
Posts: 6738
Joined: Thu Jun 27, 2002 1:01 am
Location: Espoo, Finland
Contact:

Leonard's first comments

Postby jarkko » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:26 pm

From Leonard (after he had received our Birthday greeting, plans of the bench, and names of contributors):
You guys are too much!
Overwhelmed.
Will reply to this astonishing kindness when I can find the words.

Love and Blessings,
Leonard
When I asked some days ago about the tour plans (referring to the comments he gave in LA, London, and NY), he said:
No tours in the foreseeable future.
1988, 1993: Helsinki||2008: Manchester|Oslo|London O2|Berlin|Helsinki|London RAH|| 2009: New York Beacon|Berlin|Venice|Barcelona|Las Vegas|San José||2010: Salzburg|Helsinki|Gent|Bratislava|Las Vegas|| 2012: Gent|Helsinki|Verona|| 2013: New York|Pula|Oslo|||
cohenadmirer
Posts: 1026
Joined: Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:44 pm
Location: wirral, uk

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby cohenadmirer » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:28 pm

:D and :cry:
Leonard's work resonates
Brighton 1979; Dublin , Manchester june 2008; glasgow, manchester Nov 2008; Liverpool july 2009 ; Barcelona Sept 2009 ;marseille, lille september2010: Ghent August 2012;Barcelona October 2012;Montreal x2 November 2012: 2013; Saint John NB April 2013; Brussels June 2013;Manchester August 2013; Leeds , Birmingham September 2013; Amsterdam September 2013
kmsilven
Posts: 3
Joined: Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:17 pm

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby kmsilven » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:19 pm

...was nice to hear first comments! :)
User avatar
musicmania
Posts: 1455
Joined: Fri Jul 24, 2009 7:49 pm
Location: Kildare Town Ireland
Contact:

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby musicmania » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:33 pm

Thank you for sharing Jarkko.
2009 Dublin 2010 Lissadell Katowice LV x2 2012 Ghent x2 Dublin x4 Montreal x2 Toronto x2 2013 New York x2 Brussels Dublin x2

Gwen's Leonard Cohen Journey: http://myleonardcohenjourney.wordpress.com/

"I did my best, it wasn't much"
User avatar
Mabeanie1
Posts: 2610
Joined: Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:03 am
Location: Warwickshire, UK

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby Mabeanie1 » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:35 pm

Lovely words re the bench and birthday greetings etc.

As for tour plans, as I understand it, Leonard is rather short sighted these days so he may not be able to see so far in to the future .....

Wendy
User avatar
Hartmut
Posts: 1241
Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:08 pm

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby Hartmut » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:50 pm

Thank you, Jarkko.
MaryB
Posts: 3946
Joined: Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:40 am
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby MaryB » Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:54 pm

cohenadmirer wrote::D and :cry:
Ditto!
1993 Detroit 2008 Kitchener June 2-Hamilton June 3 & 4-Vienna Sept 24 & 25-London RAH Nov 17 2009 NYC Feb 19-Grand Prairie Apr 3-Phoenix Apr 5-Columbia May 11-Red Rocks Jun 4-Barcelona Sept 21-Columbus Oct 27-Las Vegas Nov 12-San Jose Nov 13 2010 Sligo Jul 31 & Aug 1-LV Dec 10 & 11 2012 Paris Sept 30-London Dec 11-Boston Dec 16 2013 Louisville Mar 30-Amsterdam Sept 20
gretabertella
Posts: 15
Joined: Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:13 pm
Location: Italy

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby gretabertella » Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:59 am

I am so happy he is happy, so touched he is touched.
Thank you, Jarkko. You made possible what we all together made possible.
So, thanks to everyone!
To Marie, Lakis, Demetris, and everyone directly involved in the project.
And to Leonard, for always being so kind to us.
And to you, Jarkko, again and again and again.
Oh, I'm very grateful tonight.

g.
Donata
Posts: 41
Joined: Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:04 pm

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby Donata » Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:51 am

I am also happy and touched, obviously Leonard likes the present. :D

Thank you Jarkko!
User avatar
mutti
Posts: 1936
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:25 am
Location: somewhere in the Pacific Northwest

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby mutti » Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:24 am

Thank you Jarkko for passing on this message to us. Leonard's first words and reactions are so darn sweet and genuine!
Leslie
Last edited by mutti on Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:07 pm, edited 1 time in total.
1988 Vancouver
2009 Victoria/Seattle/Almost Red Rocks/Las Vegas/San Jose.
2010 Sligo x 2/Victoria/Vancouver/Portland/Las Vegas x 2.
2012 Austin x 2/Seattle/Vancouver/Montreal x 2.
2013 Oakland x 2/New York City x 2/Winnipeg...
User avatar
Caren
Posts: 243
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:56 pm
Location: Berlin

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby Caren » Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:26 am

Thank you so much for sharing Jarkko.

How I love this spontaneous comment!

And I will never give up hope on another tour. Never. xx
1990s Berlin 2008:Amsterdam-Berlin-Hamburg-London RAH 2009:Berlin-Barcelona 2010:Odense-Berlin-Gent x3 -Wiesbaden-Marseille-Hannover-Las Vegas x2 2012:Gent x5 -Amsterdam x2 -Berlin-London-Verona-Toulon-Paris x2 -Barcelona 2013:Paris-Antwerp-Mannheim-Brussels-Rome-Lucca-Berlin-Lodz-Prague-Vienna-Pula-Odense-Zurich-Manchester-Leeds-London-Rotterdam
Francy
Posts: 44
Joined: Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:10 pm
Location: Brussels, Belgium

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby Francy » Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:38 am

How sweet from Leonard ! :-)

And how nice from you, Jarkko, thank you again for all !


User avatar
B4real
Posts: 6247
Joined: Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:49 am
Location: Australia

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby B4real » Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:39 pm

Thank you Leonard for your warm words and Jarkko for letting us know them!
I’m just proud to belong to this wonderful, caring community and to be able to contribute to this venture :D
It's great that individually we were able to create something special for everyone collectively.

Bev
Be for real. Free yourself to find the real Self ~~ Me
Happiness is like learning the violin, the more you practice it the more it comes to you ~~ Me
Without the heart, there can be no understanding between the hand and the mind ~~ Gore Vidal
Doris
Posts: 71
Joined: Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:07 am
Location: Rosenheim/Germany

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby Doris » Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Thank you for the words, Leonard -as always-
and thank you for sharing, Jarkko -as always-.
I´m very happy to belong to this wonderful community too.
Doris
And all I´ve said
was just instead of
Coming back to you.
User avatar
basecamp
Posts: 282
Joined: Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:52 pm
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact:

Re: Leonard's first comments

Postby basecamp » Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:22 pm

Such a humble man! Thanks for sharing, Jarkko!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Berlin 90ies /2008: Amsterdam/Berlin/Hamburg/ London RAH /2009: Berlin/Barcelona 2010: Odense/Berlin/Ghent(3x)/Wiesbaden/Strasbourg/Marseilles/Hannover/Las Vegas(2x),2012: Ghent(5x)/Amsterdam(2x)/Berlin/London/Verona/Toulon/Paris(2x)/Barcelona
2013: Paris-Antwerp-Mannheim-Brussels-Rome-Lucca-Berlin-Lodz-Prague-Vienna-Pula-Odense-Zurich-Manchester-Leeds-London-Rotterdam

Return to “Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest