How Did Leonard Cohen Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Leonard Cohen death

The folk singer Leonard Cohen passed away at age 82, impressive.

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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?

Leukemia caused Leonard Cohen's death in 2016.

Information about the death of Leonard Cohen
Cause of deathLeukemia
Age of death82 years
ProfessionFolk Singer
BirthdaySeptember 21, 1934
Death dateNovember 7, 2016
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialShaar Hashomayim Congregation Cemetery, Mt. Royal Boulevard


In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.

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My reputation as a ladies’ man was a joke. It caused me to laugh bitterly through the 10,000 nights I spent alone.

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Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.

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At a certain point, if you still have your marbles and are not faced with serious financial challenges, you have a chance to put your house in order. It’s a cliche, but it’s underestimated as an analgesic on all levels. Putting your house in order, if you can do it, is one of the most comforting activities, and the benefits of it are incalculable.

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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.’

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