"It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away," the singer's Facebook page reported.
"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."
Cohen's career spanned five decades and 14 albums, including "You Want It Darker," released just last month.
Leonard Cohen has died. Another magical voice stilled.— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) November 11, 2016
Leonard Cohen R.I.P. 2016 now officially one of the saddest years. https://t.co/Dk1G5Y7RMB— Sean Ono Lennon (@seanonolennon) November 11, 2016
Just got word that Leonard Cohen has passed away.— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) November 11, 2016
Rest in peace Buddy,i learned a lot about music from you.
He also wrote books of poetry, two novels and had his music featured in numerous films and television shows. Among films to feature his songs were "Watchmen," "Natural Born Killers" and "Pump Up the Volume."
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