The story of Suzanne, the muse for Leonard Cohen's poem and later song of the same name.

The story of Suzanne, the muse for Leonard Cohen's poem and later song of the same name.

sarah mclachlan - mv - i will remember you one of my favs. http://preciousthings.51.net/sarahmclachlan from her album Rarities, B-sides & Other Stuff (1996) ...

sarah mclachlan - mv - i will remember you one of my favs. http://preciousthings.51.net/sarahmclachlan from her album Rarities, B-sides & Other Stuff (1996) ...

(from wikipedia) Leonard Cohen specified, notably in a BBC interview, that the song was about encountering Suzanne Verdal, the wife of sculptor Armand Vaillancourt, in a Montréal setting. Suzanne Verdal was interviewed by CBC News's The National in 2006 about the song. She is now homeless in Venice Beach, California, USA, where she lives in her automobile. Verdal claims that she and Cohen never had sexual relations, contrary to what some interpretations of the song suggest. Cohen himself…

(from wikipedia) Leonard Cohen specified, notably in a BBC interview, that the song was about encountering Suzanne Verdal, the wife of sculptor Armand Vaillancourt, in a Montréal setting. Suzanne Verdal was interviewed by CBC News's The National in 2006 about the song. She is now homeless in Venice Beach, California, USA, where she lives in her automobile. Verdal claims that she and Cohen never had sexual relations, contrary to what some interpretations of the song suggest. Cohen himself…

Cohen's friend Suzanne Verdal fed him a black tea with pieces of orange rind in it. That tea is Constant Comment, sold by the Bigelow Tea Co. First sold in the 1940s, it remains popular even today.

The Story Behind The 'Tea And Oranges' In Leonard Cohen's Song 'Suzanne'

Cohen's friend Suzanne Verdal fed him a black tea with pieces of orange rind in it. That tea is Constant Comment, sold by the Bigelow Tea Co. First sold in the 1940s, it remains popular even today.

Suzanne Verdal, een van de weinige foto's van haar ooit genomen.

Leonard Cohen, el hombre que amaba a las mujeres

Leonard Cohen's 'Suzanne'. Suzanne Verdal from a TV interview in 2011.

Leonard Cohen's 'Suzanne'. Suzanne Verdal from a TV interview in 2011.

Cohen's friend Suzanne Verdal fed him a black tea with pieces of orange rind in it. That tea is Constant Comment, sold by the Bigelow Tea Co. First sold in the 1940s, it remains popular even today.

The Story Behind The 'Tea And Oranges' In Leonard Cohen's Song 'Suzanne'

Cohen's friend Suzanne Verdal fed him a black tea with pieces of orange rind in it. That tea is Constant Comment, sold by the Bigelow Tea Co. First sold in the 1940s, it remains popular even today.

The song, about dancer Suzanne Verdal, includes the line "And the sun pours down like honey / On our lady of the harbour." Cohen is referring to the Virgin Mary that stands atop Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, also known as the Sailor's Church, in Montreal's Old Port.

Leonard Cohen's Montreal: A tour of the city that shaped the world's moodiest songwriter

The song, about dancer Suzanne Verdal, includes the line "And the sun pours down like honey / On our lady of the harbour." Cohen is referring to the Virgin Mary that stands atop Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, also known as the Sailor's Church, in Montreal's Old Port.

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