The music of Guillaume de Machaut by Williams, Sarah Jane Manley

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Put me on the line for this or that type of question . ” Cohen ordered a scotch and soda for me from room service—at the time it seemed like the perfect drink. He introduced me to Charlie Daniels, a member of his touring band, the Army. Once an eighty-cigarette-aday addict, Charlie is now down to five sticks of gum at once. As I set up the tape recorder, Cohen turned down the sound from the TV. He left the picture tuned to Lassie. A definite feeling of uncertainty settled around us, the intruders.

We got to his room, both of us feeling pressured by the other and tense about talking. He didn’t want to speak, to be asked questions about himself. And I didn’t want to jeopardize our still-fledgling friendship by being the instrument of his discomfort. The moment was far too tense and I went out on the balcony. The night air slowed me down and being alone in his room gradually made Leonard feel more at ease. When I went back in, he was sitting on his double bed and I sat down on the spare one.

Later I’d read his poetry and the insane novel Beautiful Losers and had heard him say something on CBC-TV that comes to mind now whenever the temptation to make judgments about others arises. He said, “There’s no story so fantastic that I cannot imagine myself the hero. ” Just who was this obviously lost, half-crazy poet anyway? Who was he? I wanted to know. Such sensibilities were rare, to be sought out, to be near for a while. indd 28 1/17/14 3:54 PM Famous Last WOrds from Leonard Cohen 29 We met at the Windsor Arms Hotel just off Bloor Street (the kind of place where Gloria Swanson stays when she’s in town) and Leonard seemed more rested and healthier than he had on TV.

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