Friday, 11 November 2016

World News

Singer Leonard Cohen 

has died aged 82

Singer Leonard Cohen has died aged 82
Canadian singer and poet Leonard Cohen has died aged 82.

Announced via a statement on his official Facebook page, it reads: ‘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.’



While there are no details as to the cause of his death, a memorial service will take place in 

Los Angeles at a later date.

In a statement to Rolling Stone, his son Adam, said: ‘My father passed away peacefully at 

his home in Los Angeles with the knowledge that he had completed what he felt was one of 

his greatest records.

‘He was writing up until his last moments with his unique brand of humor.’

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