Canadian singer, songwriter, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82

Leonard Cohen, the storied musician and poet hailed as one of the most visionary artists of his generation, has died at age 82, his publicist announced on Thursday.

AFP| Updated: Nov 11, 2016, 15:50 PM IST
Canadian singer, songwriter, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82

Leonard Cohen, the storied musician and poet hailed as one of the most visionary artists of his generation, has died at age 82, his publicist announced on Thursday.

"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," read a statement on Cohen`s Facebook page.