Leonard Cohen’s Love Letters Sell for $876,000

Leonard Cohen’s Love Letters Sell for $876,000

A compilation of over fifty love letters written by legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen were sold at auction for $876,000. According to BBC News, one letter, which was only expected to bring in $10,000 ended up selling for nearly $60,000. In fact, a large amount of items sold for more than five times the estimate.   Image Via Christie’s   Cohen’s letters were addressed to his lover and muse, Marianne Ihlen. The letters, according to Christie’s, “offer fascinating glimpses of the young poet’s yearning and artistic struggles.” They also give insight into his struggles transitioning from a poet and novelist, to …

New Leonard Cohen Documentary Reflects on One of His Main Song Inspirations

New Leonard Cohen Documentary Reflects on One of His Main Song Inspirations

On May 22nd, a new trailer was revealed for a new documentary called Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love. The film is about Leonard Cohen, his reflection on love, and his many relationships with women. More specifically, the film takes a detailed look at the relationship between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen. Ihlen was the inspiration for many of Cohen’s classics, such as “When trying to learn some things about love,” and “So Long, Marianne”. Although the couple were not always together, their strong friendship throughout many years allowed them to maintain a special bond.     Directed by Nick …