3 Photos: A Very Young Leonard Cohen, His Sister Esther, & Their Dog Tinky

sail1These photos show a well-turned-out Leonard Cohen with his older sister, Esther, and their Scottish terrier, Tinky (also spelled Tinke),1 at play,

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Credit Due Department: Thanks to Maarten Massa for access to these images
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  1. More about Tinky at “The Closest Being To Me During My Childhood” – Leonard Cohen Talks About His Dog, Tinky []

Photos: A Very Young Leonard Cohen, Sister Esther, & A Monkey (But No Plywood Violin)

monkeyAnd I thank you for those items that you sent me
The monkey and the plywood violin

First We Take Manhattan
By Leonard Cohen

Thanks to Maarten Massa for access to these images. And no, I don’t know the identity of the dark-haired girl in the shot atop this post. Originally posted Sept 13, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

2 Photos: A Very Young Leonard Cohen & His Sister Esther Visit Kahnawake – Once Home To Kateri Tekakwitha

indianKateri Tekakwitha (1656 – April 17, 1680), the Algonquin–Mohawk woman featured in Leonard Cohen’s 1966 novel, “Beautiful Losers” and canonized as a saint in 2012, moved to the Jesuit mission village of Kahnawake, south of Montreal, after she converted to Roman Catholicism at age nineteen and lived there the last five years of her life.

Thanks to Maarten Massa for access to these images

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