Rest in peace Leonard Cohen

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In summary, Leonard Cohen was known for his distinct baritone voice and poetic lyrics in the music industry. He passed away peacefully at the age of 82 after battling cancer. His music and lyrics have had a significant impact on generations of artists and listeners, popularizing the genre of "singer-songwriter" and inspiring numerous covers. He continued to produce music until his death, with his final album released just weeks before. Posthumous releases are possible, but not confirmed by his estate.
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I loved his music, his voice, his lyrics. I'm devastated.

 
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I have been a long time admirer of the works of Leonard Cohen, and as someone from Canada I consider him to be a great Canadian. He will be greatly missed.

RIP.
 

1. What was Leonard Cohen known for in the music industry?

Leonard Cohen was known for his distinct baritone voice, poetic lyrics, and blending of various musical genres such as folk, rock, and pop.

2. How did Leonard Cohen pass away?

Leonard Cohen passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 82 after battling cancer for several years.

3. What impact did Leonard Cohen have on the music world?

Leonard Cohen's music and lyrics have had a significant impact on generations of artists and listeners. He is often credited with popularizing the genre of "singer-songwriter" and his songs have been covered by numerous artists.

4. Did Leonard Cohen continue to produce music until his death?

Yes, Leonard Cohen continued to produce music until his death, releasing his final album "You Want It Darker" just a few weeks before his passing.

5. Will there be any posthumous releases from Leonard Cohen?

It is possible that there may be posthumous releases from Leonard Cohen, as he reportedly had a large amount of unreleased material at the time of his death. However, this has not been confirmed by his estate.

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