Leonard Cohen’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 21, 1934

Death Date

Nov 7, 2016

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death

Leukemia

Place of Death

Nov 7, 2016

Profession

Folk Singer

The folk singer Leonard Cohen died at the age of 82 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Juno Award-winning songwriter of intimate ballads such as “Suzanne” and “Hallelujah.” He released over a dozen albums in a career that spanned from the 1960s into the 2010s.

He lived with Marianne C. Stang Jensen Ihlen for most of the 1960s, then began a relationship with Los Angeles artist Suzanne Elrod in the 1970s. He was also in relationships with French photographer Dominique Issermann, actress Rebecca De Mornay and Anjani Thomas. He had a son named Adam and a daughter named Lorca.

Quotes

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“This world is full of conflicts and full of things that cannot be reconciled. But there are moments when we can… reconcile and embrace the whole mess, and that’s what I mean by ‘Hallelujah.'” (Leonard Cohen)

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“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” (Leonard Cohen)

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“I don’t really understand that process called reincarnation but if there is such a thing I’d like to come back as my daughter’s dog.” (Leonard Cohen)

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“And I had not much of a voice. I didn’t play that great guitar either.” (Leonard Cohen)

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“When things get really bad, just raise your glass and stamp your feet and do a little jig. That’s about all you can do.” (Leonard Cohen)