Canadian singer, songwriter and poet, Leonard Cohen's death was confirmed at the age of 82, last Thursday. The news was announced on his official Facebook page, but no details about the cause of death were given. From the Prime Minister of Canada to actors, musicians, and fans, who were inspired by the legendary singer-songwriter, mourning the loss have taken to social media to share their memories and bid farewell.
Justin Trudeau @JustinTrudeau
No other artist's music felt or sounded like Leonard Cohen's. Yet his work resonated across generations. Canada and the world will miss him.
Jennifer Hudson @IAMJHUD
RIP Leonard Cohen. Thank you for you dedication to music, & writing one of my favorite songs to sing "Hallelujah"
Justin Timberlake @jtimberlake
A spirit and soul beyond compare.
Russell Crowe @russellcrowe
Dear Leonard Cohen, thanks for the quiet nights, the reflection, the perspective, the wry smiles and the truth #towerofsong
Ruby Rose @RubyRose
So we lost Prince. Bowie. Leonard Cohen and elected Trump... I'm just saying it's been a pretty big let down 2016...
lily allen @lilyallen
As of the week could get any worse. Thank you Leonard Cohen, for all the things. Rest In Peace
mia farrow @MiaFarrow
"I am ready to die. I hope it’s not too uncomfortable. That’s about it for me.-Leonard Cohen