Leonard Cohen

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Leonard Cohen
Cohen in 2008
Background information
Birth name Leonard Norman Cohen
Born (1934-09-21)21 September 1934
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died 7 November 2016 (aged 82)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Folk, folk rock, rock, world
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, poet, novelist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1956 - 2016
Labels Columbia

Leonard Cohen (21 September 1934 – 7 November 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and writer. He was known for writing and singing the 1984 hit "Hallelujah". He was of Jewish descent.[1]

Cohen died in 7 November 2016 of cancer and from complications of a fall in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles, aged 82.[2]

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