Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1960/03/00 Escape from the rain of London, Leonard Cohen sails to Greece, makeing his way to Hydra, at that time a haven for artists, international bohemians and travelers. Visitor Hydra Greece
1960/04/00 After they meet in early 1960, Cohen and Ihlen begin living together on Hydra. Later that year, Cohen drove her to Oslo where she finalized her divorce from Jensen. Life Hydra Greece
1962/00/00 Ihlen becomes Cohen's muse, inspiring him to write several songs on his first album, Songs of Leonard Cohen. Life Songs Of Leonard Cohen Hydra Greece
1965/00/00 Marianne Ihlen inspires Cohen to write songs for "Songs from a Room". The back sleeve of the album features a photograph of Ihlen, waering in a white towel, at Cohen's typewriter in their humble home in Greece. Songwriter Songs From A Room Hydra Greece
1968/00/00 Suzanne is released Performer Suzanne
1968/00/00 "Songs Of Leonard Cohen" album is released Performer Songs Of Leonard Cohen
1969/00/00 "Songs From A Room" album is released Performer Songs From A Room
1971/00/00 Famous Blue Raincoat is released Performer Famous Blue Raincoat
1971/00/00 "Songs of Love and Hate" album is released Performer Songs of Love and Hate
1972/08/18 Leonard Cohen Cohens latest girlfriend, Suzanne Eldrod, gives birth to their son Adam in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Father
1973/00/00 Cohen's girlfriend, Suzanne Eldrod, arrives at the Hydra house and ask when Marianne intends to leave. When Cohen hears about her visit, he offers Marianne another house, or suggest she stay. Marianne returns to Norway. Life Hydra Greece
1984/00/00 Leonard Cohen writes about 80 draft verses for "Hallelujah". During one writing session at the Royalton Hotel in New York, he is reduced to sitting on the carpeted floor in his underwear, banging his head on the floor. Songwriter Hallelujah Royalton Hotel New York City
1984/06/00 Leonard Cohen records "Hallelujah" for his album "Various Positions". Performer Hallelujah
1988/00/00 "I m Your Man" album is released Performer I m Your Man

7 Creative Works by Leonard Cohen »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Songs Of Leonard Cohen Performer Album 1968/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Suzanne Performer Song 1968/00/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Songs From A Room Performer Album 1969/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Famous Blue Raincoat Performer Song 1971/00/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Songs of Love and Hate Performer Album 1971/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Hallelujah Songwriter Song 1984/00/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
I m Your Man Performer Album 1988/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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