In this excerpt from Harry Rasky’s 1979 film, The Song of Leonard Cohen, Cohen discusses and performs The Gypsy’s Wife, a song he wrote as his own relationship with Suzanne Elrod, the mother of Lorca and Adam Cohen, was dissolving.1 He also recites his poem Slowly I Married Her.
Leonard Cohen On The Gypsy’s Wife- 1979
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- Although Cohen says his “own marriage was breaking up,” the relationship was never formalized as a marriage. [↩]