A post to his official Facebook page announced the
musician’s passing in Los Angeles
on Thursday 10 November.
“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,” the post said.
“A memorial will take place in Los
Angeles at a later date. The family requests privacy
during their time of grief.” According to the Leonard Cohen forum, often well
informed on the singer, he died on Monday 7 November and has already been
buried in a private ceremony in Montreal.