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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.
How did Leonard Cohen die?
Leonard Cohen's death was caused by leukemia.
|Cause of death||Leukemia|
|Age of death||82 years|
|Birthday||September 21, 1934|
|Death date||November 7, 2016|
|Place of death||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Shaar Hashomayim Congregation Cemetery, Mt. Royal Boulevard|
I don’t consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.Leonard Cohen
I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That’s what sitting on your ass does to your face.Leonard Cohen
My mind was always very cluttered, so I took great pains to simplify my environment, because if my environment were half as cluttered as my mind, I wouldn’t be able to make it from room to room.Leonard Cohen
The older I get, the surer I am that I’m not running the show.Leonard Cohen
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