A collection of nearly 50 love letters from Leonard Cohen to Marianne Ihlen (who inspired ”So Long Marianne” and many other of his songs) have sold for sold for $876,000 at a recent Christie's auction...
Leonard Cohen's decades-long relationship with Marianne Ihlen, the inspiration for songs of his including ”So Long, Marianne,” ”Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye” and ”Bird on the Wire,” is the subject of ’Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love.’
The ”multimedia exhibition features commissioned works by international artists and pays tribute to Cohen’s music, poetry and lyrics” and there will be a multimedia gallery where you can listen to Leonard Cohen covers by Feist, Moby, and others.
The playlist includes Aretha Franklin, Can, Paul Simon, Adrianne Lenker, Damien Jurado, Feist, Big Red Machine, James Blake, Sylvan Esso, Sufjan Stevens, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, and more.
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