Leonard Cohen Passes Away

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It has been reported that the iconic singer, songwriter, and poet Leonard Cohen, has passed away today. He died at the age of 82. Cohen’s death was confirmed through a statement by Sony Music Canada on his Facebook page.

According to the statement:

It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away.

We have lost one of music’s most revered and prolific visionaries.

A memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date. The family requests privacy during their time of grief.

Cohen’s cause of death is still unknown.

Considered a “songwriter’s songwriter”, Cohen is best known for songs such as “So Long, Marianne”, “Suzanne” and his ode to the late Janis Joplin, “Chelsea Hotel #2”, among others. He recently released his final album, “You Want It Darker”, to widespread critical acclaim.

 

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