The Leonard Cohen Online Directory is a one-stop reference page providing the best Leonard Cohen resources from all over the internet. The Directory comprises a continuously updated collection of annotated links to specific items organized into meaningful categories. The Leonard Cohen Online Directory was originally posted Apr 26, 2015; I am now revising, updating, and republishing the Directory section by section.
This introductory post includes only the most recently published sections of the Directory:
- Leonard Cohen & Ramesh Balsekar – India
- Hydra & Marianne Ihlen
- Leonard Cohen’s Special Connections: Ireland .
All published sections can be found at the Leonard Cohen Online Directory page.
- A Resonance between Two Models – Leonard Cohen & Ramesh Balsekar by Jane Adams. (JaneAdamsArt: Sept 28, 2014) An extraordinary conversation between Leonard Cohen & Ramesh Balseka covering spiritual, artistic, & family matters
- Leonard Looks Back On The Past by Kari Hesthamar for Norwegian Radio: 2005 (LeonardCohenFiles). Interview with Cohen focuses on Hydra & his relationship with Marianne.
- Marianne And Leonard by Kari Hesthamar: 2005 (LeonardCohenFiles) Interview with Marianne Ihlen
- George Johnston & Leonard Cohen by Shane Maloney. (The Monthly: November 2005, No. 7) Cohen’s arrival on Hydra & his connection with novelist Johnston and his writer wife Charmian Clift.
- Leonard Cohen, George Johnston, Charmian Clift On Hydra by Harry Fatouros (Leonard Cohen On Hydra) A more extensive account of Leonard Cohen & the Johnstons, along with many photos
- Leonard Cohen – The Greece Years by Harry Fatouros. (Neoskosmos: Dec 3, 2013) Leonard Cohen’s life on Hydra
- Hydra Archives and Marianne Archives (Cohencentric) Posts dealing with Cohen’s life on Hydra & with Marianne. Many photos.
- Related Content (not articles)
- Leonard Cohen Talks About Marianne & Hydra (Video) Scenes of Hydra frame 2 brief clips from different interviews with Cohen focusing on meeting Marianne and living together on Hydra.
- Hear Leonard Cohen And Marianne Ihlen Talk About Their Life Together
- Australian Encounters: George Johnston and Leonard Cohen 1960 (Video) An informative and delightfully entertaining 3:30 video about Leonard Cohen, the Johnstons, & Marianne on Hydra.
- Songs Of Longing by Joe Jackson (The Irish Times: Nov 3, 1995; accessed at LeonardCohenFiles) Cohen interview with emphasis on Irish influence on music
- 2014 Leonard Cohen Event in Dublin Booklet (LeonardCohenFiles: August 2014) “Welcome from Paula” (p4) summarizes the Cohen links to Ireland. Pages 6-9 include photos of and information about Cohen’s Irish shows.
- Hallelujah — hats off to the master as Cohen bows to his hero Yeats by Paddy Clancy and Ken Sweeney (Irish Independent: Feb 8, 2010) Account of Cohen’s references to Yeats at the 2010 Lissadell House shows.
- A Secular Saint by Brian Boyd (Irish Times, Jan 28, 2012) Wide-ranging interview with a section on Yeats, Cohen’s Irish nanny, and the Sligo & Royal Hospital Kilmainham shows.