Visiting Hydra: Leonard Cohen’s Bohemian Idyll

A pilgrimage to the idyllic Greek island where the singer once lived and loved

Hydra town
Leonard Cohen at Hydra, 1964
Cohen and Marianne in October 1960, by LIFE Magazine photographer James Burke. © LIFE Magazine.
Man rides a donkey along “Leonard Cohen” street
The door handle
Bathing jetties at Avlaki
Cohen playing guitar at the Douskos Taverna, by LIFE Magazine photographer James Burke. Charmian Clift sits beside him. © LIFE Magazine.

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