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“She was married to two very remarkable people—Leonard and Axel Jensen—both incredibly original and very disciplined and obsessed people.
But I think she had the ability to bring out their strengths and to help hone their art.
(Correspondence between the two recently fetched nearly a million dollars, the proceeds from which will help care for Ihlen’s son.)There’s footage of Ihlen at a concert, clearly moved by Cohen’s still–effervescent rendition of the song he wrote for her and about her, but it’s the reading of the infamous message from her old flame on her deathbed, and the grace and humor she has when she hears Cohen’s warm words read aloud, that firmly establishes Ihlen as a force without peer in Cohen’s life, and sums up the film. That these people who were so important had passed on, and that there was so much more I would’ve liked to have talked to him about, or to just have spent more time with her, was really the inspiration behind this film.
S.), Canadian singer-songwriter whose spare songs carried an existential bite and established him as one of the most distinctive voices of 1970s pop music.
For the title track, he posthumously received a Grammy Award for best rock performance.
In 2008 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2010 he was honoured with a Grammy for lifetime achievement.
“And I think that is a real talent, and a very rare talent, because it’s about really tuning into people and honing into their greatness. I think the tabloids are the ones who always slap the word ‘muse’ on lots of people, and it’s a cheap description, and usually ill-informed.”In the early 1960s, Cohen escaped to Hydra, the idyllic Greek island that served as a sort of Euro-Woodstock for the artists and misfits who gravitated there.
He met Ihlen, who was living there with her young son from a previous marriage, and the pair began a long, tempestuous relationship.
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