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.

Note: I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Nov 14, 2017.

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