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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1958/00/00 Marianne Christine Stang Ihlen Life Norwegian author Axel Jensen, his wife Marianne and their son Axel Jr, move to the Greek island of Hydra.
1960/03/00 Leonard Cohen Visitor Escaping from London's rainy weather, Leonard Cohen sails to Greece and, makes his way to Hydra, at that time a haven for artists, international bohemians and travelers.
1960/04/00 Leonard Cohen Life After they meet in early 1960, Cohen and Ihlen begin living together on Hydra. Later that year, Cohen will drive her to Oslo where she will finalized her divorce from Jensen.
1962/00/00 Leonard Cohen Life Ihlen becomes Cohen's muse, inspiring him to write several songs on his first album, Songs of Leonard Cohen. Songs Of Leonard Cohen
1965/00/00 Marianne Christine Stang Ihlen Muse The back sleeve of "Songs from a Room" features a photograph of Marianne Ihlen, Cohen's muse, wrapped in a white towel, at his typewriter in their home in Greece. Songs From A Room
1965/00/00 Marianne Christine Stang Ihlen Muse Marianne Ihlen inspires Cohen to write songs for "Songs from a Room". On Hydra, Ihlen suggested he write a song about a bird perched on a wire. Like the ones she saw out their window on the telephone wire that remind her of musical notes. Songs From A Room
1965/00/00 Leonard Cohen Songwriter Marianne Ihlen inspires Cohen to write songs for "Songs from a Room". On Hydra, Ihlen suggested he write a song about a bird perched on a wire. Like the ones she saw out their window on the telephone wire that remind her of musical notes. Songs From A Room
1967/00/00 Marianne Christine Stang Ihlen Life Suzanne Eldrod, Cohen's girlfriend, arrives at the Hydra house and ask when Marianne intends to leave. When Cohen hears about her visit, he offers Marianne another house.
1967/00/00 Marianne Christine Stang Ihlen Life After Cohen's girlfriend, Suzanne Eldrod, ask when Marianne intends to leave. Marianne returns to Norway.
1967/00/00 Leonard Cohen Life Suzanne Eldrod, Cohen's girlfriend, arrives at the Hydra house and ask when Marianne intends to leave. When Cohen hears about her visit, he offers Marianne another house.

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Particulars for Hydra Island, GR:
Physiographic feature Island




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