Are glen hansard and marketa irglova still dating convalidating a marriage
He has been in one celebrity relationship averaging approximately 3.1 years. Glen Hansard, the Irish musician and star of the Oscar-winning film "Once," tells the Sydney Morning Herald that he and his co-star and musical collaborator, Marketa Irglova, have broken up after dating two years.The 2006 low budget indie romance filmed in Dublin brought the pair together, and their affair continued off screen, with the couple becoming the toast of Hollywood when they attended the 2008 Oscars and performed the theme tune from the movie that also won them an Oscar.The musicians continued their romance and formed The Swell Season, but over a year later Hansard confirmed their split.There's a logic and satisfaction to fixing things you could never get from songwriting." Hardly a sentiment one might anticipate from a singer-songwriter whose new solo album, Didn't He Ramble, might just be his most personal, and loveliest, yet; but Hansard is nothing if not a plain speaker. "Songs are these weird, ethereal things – like birds that land in the garden you try to coax into the room.It's all very abstract compared with nuts and bolts.But it was a love story without a happy ending, as in January 2009, after three years touring with group The Swell Season, the couple announced they had split."We broke up because neither of us were really enjoying it," Hansard said later.
"He told me to go and busk; he guaranteed me that, while I might not become a rock star, if I stuck at it, I'd likely make a living from it.But was he referring to the supposed wedding, some fans wondered. Glen Hansard “secretly married” rumors have caused quite a stir among fans. That remains a mystery for now, as the singer’s rep hasn’t commented, nor the couple released an official statement yet. Here, the Irish musician reveals how a rock'n'roll friendship got him back on an even keel - and what he did when family members came looking for cash...Surveying the oil and grime that sits beneath his fingernails, Glen Hansard beams with an almost paternal pride as he tells me he has spent the past few days at home in Ireland, tinkering with his car.(Hansard first met Irglova, a Czech musical prodigy, when he was around 30 and she was 13; they reportedly started dating when she was 19. much.) "Of course, we fell into each other's arms," Hansard says."It was a very necessary part of our friendship but I think we both concluded that that wasn't what we really wanted to do. Cillian Murphy had signed on to appear alongside a 19-year-old newcomer, Czech musician Marketa Irglova; Hansard would write the songs. "Cillian doesn't like me saying this, but he had reservations about some of my songs. But, then, the character was pretty dark." With Murphy gone, the funding disappeared, and the project seemed doomed.Until, that is, Carney implored his friend to step in.When he left school to busk at 13, all Glen Hansard wanted was to make a living.By the time he was 30, his musical talent had brought him wealth and fame, depression and tragedy.