Lech Walesa Meets Leonard Cohen Backstage & Joins Pre-Concert Ritual Of Anointing Oils – Warsaw 2010

At the October 10, 2010 concert in Warsaw, a visitor somehow managed to evade enforcement of the no-visitors policy and sneak into the green room. As reported at Notes On The Road,

A surprise guest, former Polish President Lech Walesa, dropped by the greenroom to say hello to LC and the band.

Further, a subsequent Notes On The Road post describes Mr Walesa’s participation in the troupe’s activities:

President Walesa takes part in the bands pre-show ritual of anointing oils on everyones wrists.


Credit Due Department: Photos and blog excerpts by Joseph Carenza III.

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 Oct 11, 2010.

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