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.

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.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Leonard Cohen Dead at 82
  2. GRAMMY.com
  3. "Indictees for 2008". Rock and Roll Hall of Fame official website. 2007-12-13. http://www.rockhall.com/pressroom/2008-inductee-announcement/. Retrieved 2008-03-11.