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by Maarten
Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The Demons of Leonard Cohen
Replies: 9
Views: 933

Re: The Demons of Leonard Cohen

Hi friends Here's a nice video of Francis Mus discussing his book with Chantal Ringuet on the YouTube channel of "Association for Canadian Jewish Studies Presents" Meet the Author: Episode 6 - Francis Mus https://youtu.be/tBfRlbLHb_k Half an hour on a lazy Sunday at home well spent, I'd say! Descrip...
by Maarten
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Martin Kubetz and Marie-Élaine van Egmond - tribute
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Martin Kubetz and Marie-Élaine van Egmond - tribute

Hi friends As a tribute for Leonard's 86th birthday, Martin Kubetz and Marie-Élaine van Egmond have collaborated in making a couple of beautiful renditions of Leonard's songs. They have asked me to post them here on the forum for all of you to enjoy their performances. Those of you who were at the 2...
by Maarten
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: On this day in 1934: Leonard Cohen was born
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: On this day in 1934: Leonard Cohen was born

Hi friends As a tribute for Leonard's 86th birthday, Martin Kubetz and Marie-Élaine van Egmond have collaborated in making a couple of beautiful renditions of Leonard's songs. They have asked me to post them here on the forum for all of you to enjoy their performances. Those of you who were at the 2...
by Maarten
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: Statement from Cohen Estate: Unauthorized use of "Hallelujah" as finale to Convention Festivities
Replies: 42
Views: 3273

Re: RNC use of "Hallelujah" as finale to Convention Festivities

MarieM wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:54 am
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Had the RNC requested another song, “You Want it Darker’, for which Leonard won a posthumous Grammy in 2017, we might have considered approval of that song."
Best reply ever! 8)
by Maarten
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The Demons of Leonard Cohen
Replies: 9
Views: 933

Re: The Demons of Leonard Cohen

Hi again Yopietro Like I said above, Francis' explanation of the title is better than my humble attempt. Here's a quote from the introduction of his book (p.20-21): In this book, I refer to these masks as "demons", in the original Greek mythological meaning of the term, in which the daimon is not ne...
by Maarten
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The Demons of Leonard Cohen
Replies: 9
Views: 933

Re: The Demons of Leonard Cohen

What a terrible title for a book. Yopietro Indeed, at first glance, the title of this book seems a bit odd but if you would take the effort of reading it when it becomes widely available you will probably agree with me that the title is actually pretty well chosen. The "demon" refers to the Latin w...
by Maarten
Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: News
Topic: Waiting For The News To Come
Replies: 171
Views: 15432

Re: Waiting For The News To Come

Very much looking forward to Jarkko’s announcement!
by Maarten
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2020 in Ghent, Belgium - POSTPONED
Topic: EVENT RESCHEDULED TO 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 3238

Re: EVENT RESCHEDULED TO 2021

Hi Brid

Rescheduling the Event in Ghent to 2021 means the Hydra gathering and walking weekend will also move one year ahead so they don't collide with eachother.

Maarten
by Maarten
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2020 in Ghent, Belgium - POSTPONED
Topic: Invitation to Ghent in August 2020, by Maarten Massa
Replies: 16
Views: 11264

Re: Invitation to Ghent in August 2020, by Maarten Massa

Friends

Please see https://www.leonardcohenforum.com/viewt ... 91&t=38954 for the announcement about the rescheduled Event which will take place in August 2021.

All good things
Maarten
by Maarten
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2020 in Ghent, Belgium - POSTPONED
Topic: Event dates: August 7-9 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 3785

Re: Event dates: August 7-9 2020

Friends

Please see https://www.leonardcohenforum.com/viewt ... 91&t=38954 for the announcement about the rescheduled Event which will take place in August 2021.

All good things
Maarten
by Maarten
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2020 in Ghent, Belgium - POSTPONED
Topic: Event registration
Replies: 8
Views: 2310

Re: Event registration

Friends

Please see https://www.leonardcohenforum.com/viewt ... 91&t=38954 for the announcement about the rescheduled Event which will take place in August 2021.

All good things
Maarten
by Maarten
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2020 in Ghent, Belgium - POSTPONED
Topic: The Event and Corona...
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Re: The Event and Corona...

Friends

Please see https://www.leonardcohenforum.com/viewt ... 91&t=38954 for the announcement about the rescheduled Event which will take place in August 2021.

All good things
Maarten
by Maarten
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2020 in Ghent, Belgium - POSTPONED
Topic: EVENT POSTPONED
Replies: 34
Views: 5634

Re: EVENT POSTPONED

Friends

Please see https://www.leonardcohenforum.com/viewt ... 91&t=38954 for the announcement about the rescheduled Event which will take place in August 2021.

All good things
Maarten
by Maarten
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event 2020 in Ghent, Belgium - POSTPONED
Topic: EVENT RESCHEDULED TO 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 3238

EVENT RESCHEDULED TO 2021

Dear friends We have decided to reschedule the Event in Ghent to summer 2021, most likely early August but no dates have been fixed yet. A group email to everyone who had already registered for the Event for 2020 has been sent with details regarding the possibilities of either applying for a refund ...
by Maarten
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: News
Topic: New Book from Babet Blangé of meetups with Cohen Fans
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Re: New Book from Babet Blangé of meetups with Cohen Fans

Hi

What a surprise! I'm looking forward to reading Babet's book and discovering all the secret characters in it!
:-)

Maarten

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