Canadian poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen who rose to prominence during the 60s folk revival has passed away in Los Angeles at 82.
by Henry Schneider, Published 2016-11-11
Leonard Cohen, highly influential musician, poet, and Buddhist monk whose work spanned 50 years passed away in Los Angeles. Cause of death is currently unknown. Cohen was still performing live as well as releasing a new album this year. The official announcement on his Facebook page states:
"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."
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