Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen is dead at 82. One of the greatest lyricists searcbed for truth, never found it, but it inspired him to write classic songs that dig deep. From his Facebook:
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.
A memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date. The family requests privacy during their time of grief.
His fourteenth album You Want It Darker was released on October 21st and was praised as the final statement of an artist who knew that his days were numbered.