Legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has died, aged 82

Publish Date
Friday, 11 November 2016, 3:06PM
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Leonard Cohen has died at age 82.

The legendary singer/songwriter's label, Sony Music Canada confirmed his death on the singer's Facebook page today.

 

 

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

"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."

A cause of death was not given.

The Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist just released his latest album last month called You Want It Darker.

 

 NZ Herald