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Marianne Jensen

Norwegian beauty Marianne Ihlen, one-time muse and lover to Leonard Cohen and the inspiration behind So Long, Marianne and Bird On A Wire (and likely a great deal more). Cohen wrote her a letter just...

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So Long Marianne by Leonard Cohen. In July 2016, Leonard wrote in a letter to Marianne, "Well Marianne, it’s come to this time when we are really so old and our bodies are falling apart and I think I will follow you very soon. Know that I am so close behind you that if you stretch out your hand, I think you can reach mine.”

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from Getty Images

So Long, Marianne - Marianne Ihlen And Leonard Cohen

Norwegian expatriate Marianne Jensen (also known as Ihlen) (left), Canadian…

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Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen subject of So Long Marianne Via: Wikipedia: The song was inspired by Marianne Jensen (later Marianne I...

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Leonard Cohen's muse when he turned from poetry to song-writing was a beautiful Norwegian woman immortalised in the song So Long, Marianne - this is their story, based on the award-winning programmes

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from Mail Online

BREAKING: Leonard Cohen passes away at the age of 82

Leonard Cohen (right) is seen with Marianne Jensen (second right) in Greece in 1960...

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"I feel love never dies..." Cohen's letter to his muse on her deathbed . Domestic bliss: Marianne Jensen and Leonard Cohen in Greece with her son, Axel

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from Mail Online

Sultan of seduction: Leonard Cohen was a sensual ladies' man

Leonard Cohen was a poet, a singer, a novelist, a gypsy, a Jewish Zen Buddhist and an unashamed ladies’ man. And what a ladies’ man!