Happy Birthday, Leonard!

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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by jeremek » Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:29 am

Dear Leonard

For your art I can wear you on my hands (shoulders :) ). That would be sweet burden...HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
port Sept.2014
port Sept.2014
and a special supplement: for the bench in Greece we have to wait; "my bench" is already ;-)
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Hartmut » Wed Sep 17, 2014 1:10 am

Happy Birthday, Mr. Cohen!

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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by TommyJ » Wed Sep 17, 2014 3:18 pm

Wishing you a very happy and restful 80th birthday, Leonard. Your music consistently provides joy, humour, consolation and illumination. Your live shows are perfection. If there are more (and, selfishly, I hope there will be), I'll definitely be in the audience!

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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Annick » Wed Sep 17, 2014 3:26 pm

Dear Leonard,
For this very special morning
I wish you a hummingbird on your shoulder
whispering 'happy birthday' in your ear,
its wings murmuring love words like silk
and a deeper silence
when the crickets

06/1976 Nancy - 07/2008 Bruges - 10/2008 Bruxelles - 08/2009 Colmar - 08/2012 Ghent - 06/2013 Bruxelles
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by joyezekiel » Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:16 pm

Dear Leonard.... I wish you a very Happy Birthday.

With love from Joy xx
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by PanCogito » Thu Sep 18, 2014 6:36 am

kind regards -דרישת שלום
roman - pan cogito- מר קוגיטו
העובדה שאני שותק לא אומרת שאין לי מה להגיד - The fact that I am being silent doesn't mean that I have nothing to say
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by depe » Thu Sep 18, 2014 11:38 am

Have a happy one Leonard, I cannot thank you enough for all the pleasure your concerts and music have given me over the years. How wonderful it would be to visit Hydra and sit on the bench we have comissioned, to find you sitting there too contemplating the ocean! Hope we can see you tour again and I can't wait for the new music.
Weybridge, Lille, O2, Wembley, O2, Brighton, Dublin, O2, Rotterdam
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Andrew (Darby) » Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:19 am

Happy 80th Birthday Leonard! :D

Your journey through life, as reflected in a significant way through everything you have provided us over the years, has enriched my life... it has resonated deeply with me, helped me understand myself better, reaffirmed what is important to me. 8)

Thank you so much and enjoy your day in whatever way you choose to.

Warmest regards and best wishes for the future,
Andrew D. :)
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I only sing the tunes
The sadness of the seasons
The madness of the moons'
~ Mervyn Peake ~
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by mnkyface » Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:24 pm

Happy 80th birthday, Leonard! Thank you for the magnificent new album. I'll be listening on your birthday...and forever.
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by sarsina » Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:56 pm

Dear Leonard,
You taught me the meaning of peace... Thank you for everything. May God bless you !
For your birthday I will be playing my harp in Belgium (no secret chord, though)
With love,
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by e rennie » Fri Sep 19, 2014 5:09 pm

Keep it simple. Namaste.

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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by littlefifteen » Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:37 pm

Hello, Mr.Cohen. I want you knew that tomorrow, saturday, in Carabanchel (neighborhood in the south of Madrid city), a group of fans and friends will celebrate your birthday. You are sincerely invited. The celebration will be in Bar Caravaca (Virgen de Belén Street, number 29; from 10:00 pm till 01:00 am). It woul have reserved a site and a seat for you during all night (the Cohen Corner), with a hat and a glass of wine. At 12 o'clock, birthday cake (chocolate sacher) and champagne. When you want it, Mr. Cohen.

Millions of hugs from Spain. And thank you for all, dear Leonard.
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by holydove » Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:03 pm

Dear Leonard,

Thank you for the gift of your exquisite Voice, which has been my companion, my beacon, my sustenance, & so much more, for so many, many years.

You are the One who awakens my heart.

May you be surrounded with love & may your heart be at ease, on this day & always.

May the long-time sun shine upon you forever.

Thank you for your beautiful new album & I hope you will keep on singing & carrying on for a very long time.

Happy Birthday.


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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Doris » Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:37 pm


Dearest Leonard,
Congratulations and G-d´s blessings to your 80th birthday. I wish you to feel always the love and peace in your heart, that lives always there and that there is peace and love in the hearts of the people who surround you. And my heartfelt wish is that you are doing in your coming year this what is good for you, go on tour or not, create a new album or do nothing at all.

With deep love
And all I´ve said
was just instead of
Coming back to you.
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Antoine » Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:40 pm

Happy birthday Mr. Cohen.
Thank you for the lyrics and music.

Monique and Antoine
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