Leonard Cohen Passes Away


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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