Leonard Cohen’s Devastating Description Of His Reaction To Marianne’s Death

How affected did you get when Marianne Ihlen passed away?

The way any heartless son of a bitch
is affected by
the relentless amputation of his past.

Leonard Cohen


From the original questionnaire (in English) for Le Dernier Empereur by J.D. Beauvallet and Pierre Siankowski (Les Inrocks: Oct 19, 2016) forwarded to me on Oct 16, 2016 by Leonard Cohen.