Fans of Leonard Cohen are banding together to fund a bench on Hydra, Greece to commemorate Leonard Cohen’s 80th birthday, which takes place Sept 21, 2014.
An appropriate site has been selected and architectural plans drawn up. Now, the fundraising has begun.
The means by which to make a contribution as well as a description of the project, photos and videos of the site, a rundown on the costs, and an explanation of the significance of Hydra to Leonard Cohen can be found at
- LeonardCohenForum: Leonard 80 years: Fund Raising for our Hydra Bench
- Speaking Cohen: Honouring Leonard Cohen On His 80th Birthday
Credit Due Department: The iconic photo atop this post was taken by Dominique Issermann.