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Legendary Singer and Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies at 82

HeadlineNov 11, 2016

And Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82 at his home in Los Angeles. The wildly influential singer and songwriter was a force in the music world for more than 50 years. Famous for the songs “Hallelujah,” “Suzanne,” “Dance Me to the End of Love”, “Famous Blue Raincoat” and “Tower of Song,” Cohen was born September 21, 1934, and lived throughout his life in New York City, London, on the Greek island of Hydra and in a monastery east of Los Angeles.

Leonard Cohen: “Now I’ve heard there was a secret chord, that David played, and it pleased the Lord. But you don’t really care for music, do you? It goes like this: The fourth, the fifth. The minor fall, the major lift. The baffled king composing Hallelujah. Hallelujah…Hallelujah…”

The Canadian-born singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen released his final album, “You Want It Darker,” less than a month ago.

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