Love letters Leonard Cohen on ‘the muse’ to deliver more tons at auction
14 June 2019 01:58 pm
14-06-19 01:58 pm
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A collection of love letters by Leonard Cohen, written for a woman, that he was inspired to write the song, “So Long, Marianne , to write, to take on a sale for a total of almost 800,000 euros will be delivered.
According to the auction house of Christie’s for more than half the letters, more than five times the expected value, the hammer went down.
In november 2016, and at the age of 82 died, the singer-songwriter wrote a letter to the Norwegian Marianne Ihlen, who would inspire him to several of the songs. The letters, dating back to the mid-sixties, and have been made available by the family of Ihlen.