Leonard Cohen a murit la varsta de 82 de ani
Cunoscutul artist Leonard Cohen a murit la varsta de 82 de ani. Casa de muzica a muzicianului, Sony Music Canada, a confirmat vestea pe pagina de Facebook a cantaretului.
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. A memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date. The family requests privacy during their time of grief.
Cauza mortii nu a fost facuta publica.
Fiul lui Cohen, Adam, a dat si el o declaratie pentru Rolling Stone:
My father passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles with the knowledge that he had completed what he felt was one of his greatest records. He was writing up until his last moments with his unique brand of humor.
Cohen a avut o influenta majora in istoria muzicicii, in anii '60 si inceputul anilor '70. Poate doar Bob Dylan a mai avut o astfel de influenta profunda asupra generatiei sale.
Leonard avea un timbru vocal cu totul special, iar muzica pe care o facea vorbea despre dragoste si ura, sex si spiritualitate, razboi si pace, fericire si depresie.
A fost unul dintre putinii artisti care s-a bucurat de succes si la varsta de 80 de ani, lansandu-si ultimul album - You Want It Darker - la inceputul acestui an.
I never had the sense that there was an end. That there was a retirement or that there was a jackpot, a spus artistul in 1992.