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Tributes pour in for Leonard Cohen

2016-11-11 06:49
leonard cohen

Cape Town – Leonard Cohen, the storied musician and poet hailed as one of the most visionary artists of his generation, has died. He was 82.

The sad news comes via a statement shared on Cohen's official Facebook account.

The statement read: "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 the full statement here:

As the world bids farewell to the legendary poet and songwriter, tributes pour in on social media paying respects, reciting quotes and remembering Cohen.

Here are some Twitter tributes that have poured in:

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