Canadian writer, poet and musician Leonard Cohen died at the age of 82 years. This was reported on page in Facebook of Sony Music Canada, who released his compositions. Magazine Rolling Stone called Cohen one of the most influential artists of his generation, comparing him with Bob Dylan, winner of the Nobel prize for literature this year.
In the message of the record company said that Cohen died in Los Angeles. In this city soon to take place and his funeral.
On the causes of death have not yet been reported. “The family of Dylan asks to respect their privacy during the mourning”, – stated in the message of the label.
21 Oct 2016 was released the 14th album by Leonard Cohen “You Want It Darker”.
Music Cohen feature complex texts and themes, and a preference for minimal, clean music. His songs do a lot of cover versions, and one of his hits Hallelujah (Hallelujah) – is also one of the “perepevki” songs of our time.
Leonard Cohen born 21 September 1934 in Montreal. First poetry collection published in 1956, the first novel in 1963. In 1967 Cohen moved to the USA where he began his career folk musician. Cohen is a member of the American Hall of fame rock-n-roll, and in Canada it merits mentioned highest state medal, he became a Companion of the Order of Canada.
7 Oct 2010 in the Kremlin took place a unique concert of Leonard Cohen in Russia.