Leonard Cohen on the Suitability of Los Angeles For His Work

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Los Angeles is a great city – it’s falling apart on every level. Geologically it’s falling apart, politically it’s falling apart, the physical realm is also in deep fragmentation…a very suitable landscape for my dismal expression.quotedown2

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From “Hello, I Must Be Cohen” by Gavin Martin (New Musical Express, January 9, 1993). Originally posted August 25, 2011 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

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Where Leonard Cohen Ordered “The Silence Of The Lamb Chops” And More – Exploring Leonard Cohen’s Montreal

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Mr. Cohen would always arrive at Moishes with company and greet its current owner, Leonard, one of Moishe’s sons, with the same jovial if mysterious hello: ‘They’re never gonna get us, Leonard. They’re never gonna get us.’ He would request lamb chops and a red Bordeaux. ‘He loved our lamb chops. He called them Silence of the Lamb chops. ‘I’ll have an order of the Silence of the Lamb chops.’ That was really his character,’ Mr. Lighter said.quotedown2

 

Exploring the Montreal That Leonard Cohen Loved by Rose Maura Lorre (New York Times: Feb. 10, 2017). The entire article, replete with beaucoup stories and photos, can be viewed at the link.

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Credit Due Department: Photo atop this post taken by and posted with the permission of Lilian Graziani.

Personal Tributes Continue At Parc du Portugal, Across From Leonard Cohen’s Montreal Home – Jan 14, 2017

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Parc Du Portugal, a small park between Marie-Anne and tiny Vallières Street just east of St-Laurent Blvd, directly faces the house Leonard Cohen has owned for years where he lived and his family stayed when they were in Montreal.

“Leonard Cohen’s Montreal: Refuge And Escape” Is Latest Addition To Leonard Cohen Online Directory

lc-2jpgLeonard Cohen’s Montreal: refuge and escape by Robert Everett-Green (The Globe and Mail: Oct. 14, 2016) is the most recent listing at Leonard Cohen Online Directory, a one page reference with links to the best and most useful Leonard Cohen online resources: discography, performance & interview videos, articles, press coverage, humor, …   Leonard Cohen’s Montreal: refuge and escape, a comprehensive view of the Cohen-Montreal connection with maps, is an entry in the Leonard Cohen’s Montreal section of the Directory.

Adam Cohen’s “We Go Home” Mini-documentary Offers Window Onto Leonard Cohen’s Hydra & Montreal Homes

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Co-starring Cass Cohen

A video promotion for Adam Cohen’s “We Go Home” album focuses on recording sessions that took place in his father’s homes in Montreal and on Hydra and thus offers many views of these residences.

Also featured are several Hydra scenes (other than Cohen’s home) and appearances (including a speaking part) by Cass, Adam Cohen’s son and Leonard Cohen’s grandson.

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Adam Cohen – We Go Home – EPK

Note: Originally posted July 16, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric