The greats continue to leave the world: at the age of 83, after a long illness, a wonderful singer, musician and poet Leonard Cohen died. This was reported on November 10 on his official page in the social network Facebook .|
“It is with our deepest regret that the legendary poet, songwriter and musician Leonard Cohen has left us. We've lost one of the music's most respected and productive thinkers. The farewell ceremony will take place in Los Angeles in the near future ”,- this is how the death of the composer became known. Details have yet to be announced.
Numerous laureate of honorary music awards Grammy and Juno , Companion of the Order of Canada, in October this year Cohen managed to please fans with a new album, already named one of the darkest in his work - "You Want It Darker" . On the occasion of the release, the musician stated that he"intends to live forever".
It can be said without a doubt that the soft, husky baritone of Leonard will actually live forever in the hearts of his admirers from all over the world. His songs are also familiar to those who have never deliberately listened to him: many of the compositions have become an ideal musical addition to various films and TV series. Cohen's best-known and most frequently covered song "Hallelujah" performed by various artists in the films "Keepers", "Barefoot on the Pavement", "Shrek" and the TV series "Criminal Minds" ( Criminal Minds ), "Doctor House" ( House MD ) and Clinic ( Scrubs ). In 2010, it became the opening song of the Vancouver Olympics. Also, his music was performed in the original performance in "Natural Born Killers",
The Topic of Article: Leonard Cohen passed away.