10 August 2014

Leonard Cohen in Montréal, Québec

599 Belmont Avenue, in the comfortable Westmount area of Montréal where Leonard Cohen grew up. His father was a successful businessman who died when Cohen was only nine years old.

'And the sun pours down like honey
On our lady of the harbour'

The above words from Cohen's most famous song, 'Suzanne', have been interpreted as a reference to the Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours's statue, which overlooks Montréal's Vieux Port.

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