Canadian singer LEONARD COHEN has died at the age of 82.
According to a statement on his official Facebook page and I quote: “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.” End of quote.
There were no details about the cause of COHEN‘s death but a memorial is said to take place in Los Angeles at a later date.
The Montreal-born singer’s hits included Bird On The Wire, Hallelujah and So Long Marianne, written about his lover and muse MARIANNE IHLEN, whom he met in Greece in the 1960s.
She also inspired the song Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye.