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by jongrep
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard's letters to Marianne for sale
Replies: 21
Views: 2483

Re: Leonard's letters to Marianne for sale

Reuters: Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-peop ... SKCN1TE3DL
by jongrep
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Copies of LC letters in the Norwegian National Library
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Re: Copies of LC letters in the Norwegian National Library

Unforntunately the information I posted earlier today was inaccurate. The article on NRK's website was changed at 18:15 local time today: "Denne artikkelen ble endret 05.06 kl.18.35: I en tidligere versjon av denne artikkelen skrev NRK at kopier av alle brevene er overlevert Nasjonalbiblioteket for ...
by jongrep
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Copies of LC letters in the Norwegian National Library
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Copies of LC letters in the Norwegian National Library

Copies of Leonard Cohen's letters to Marianne (which are now at auction at Christie's) have been handed over to the Norwegian National Library according to the website of NRK, the Norwegian government-owned radio and television broadcasting company: "Kopier av alle brevene er overlevert Nasjonalbibl...
by jongrep
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Did Marianne Ihlen have a brother?
Replies: 2
Views: 1419

Re: Did Marianne Ihlen have a brother?

The annoucement of Marianne Ihlen's death and funeral in 2016:
marianne_ihlen_web1.jpg
by jongrep
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New documentary about Leonard Cohen
Replies: 3
Views: 1232

Re: New documentary about Leonard Cohen

Very beautiful ... Hoping to go to Hydra again in April ...
by jongrep
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Did Marianne Ihlen have a brother?
Replies: 2
Views: 1419

Re: Did Marianne Ihlen have a brother?

Does anyone know anything about Marianne Ihlen's siblings? Kari Hesthamar writes in So Long Marianne, explaining why Marianne lived with her grandmother during the war (p. 11): "Marianne's mother had more than enough to handle with her little son and an ailing husband." www.geni.com has the followi...
by jongrep
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Next Step: Charity projects
Replies: 21
Views: 12033

Re: Next Step: Charity projects

Good decision!
by jongrep
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 169
Views: 72635

Re: Bench updates

May I just ask what your ideas are ? Architects and landscape architects are better qualified than me to propose concrete measures. The way it is now, it is pretty ugly, and the earth may slide down in heavy rainfall. The earth and rocks behind the bench should be cleared to some extent, and there ...
by jongrep
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 169
Views: 72635

Re: Bench updates

Our bench is now a park. Steve Silberman @stevesilberman tweets: Wonderful: A little park on the most beautiful promontory on Hydra, where singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen bought a house for $1500 in 1960. Unfortunately it is not a park. I was on Hydra two weks ago. Something should be done about th...
by jongrep
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article
Replies: 5
Views: 3109

Re: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article

Does anybody know where "Australia House" is located on Hydra? Jon G Have now received the following directions: "From the port walk through to Douskos taverna and take the lane out of the top corner passing Christina and Manolis taverna on the left. Take second left lane after christina's and you ...
by jongrep
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article
Replies: 5
Views: 3109

Re: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article

Does anybody know where "Australia House" is located on Hydra?

Jon G
by jongrep
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 169
Views: 72635

Re: Bench updates

Congratulations! Looking forward to seeing the bench, perhaps this autumn!

JG
by jongrep
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 169
Views: 72635

Re: Bench updates

Happy to see that there is progress!
by jongrep
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 696
Views: 181770

Re: L.C. in Hydra!!

Hi, I ' ll be in Hydra in a couple of month and hope to pay my tribute in front of his house. can anybody help me to find the house. hydra is a labyrinth and no good references about the address. thanks a lot!! Ask for the Four Corners supermarket (grocery store), ask the people there. It is 50–100...
by jongrep
Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sad news: Marianne Ihlen dies
Replies: 56
Views: 25504

Sad news: Marianne Ihlen dies

It is with sadness that I read that Marianne Ihlen died yesterday. "Marianne Ihlen, the woman immortalized in “So Long, Marianne” and the woman in Leonard Cohen’s life through the 1960s, died July 28, 2016 after being diagnosed with leukemia less than a week ago." http://cohencentric.com/2016/07/29/...

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