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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...


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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So Long, Marianne - Marianne Ihlen And Leonard Cohen

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


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


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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BREAKING: Leonard Cohen passes away at the age of 82

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


"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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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!