Leonard Cohen dies at 82

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at 82, according to statements on his and his record label's Facebook pages.
 
"It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away," reads the statement on Cohen's verified Facebook page. "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 label, Sony Music Canada, confirmed his death in a separate post. "Leonard Cohen was an unparalleled artist whose stunning body of original work has been embraced by generations of fans and artists alike," reads the statement. "We are proud and feel extremely privileged to have celebrated his artistry over a career spanning six decades. The Sony Music Canada family joins the world in mourning Leonard Cohen’s passing."

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