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Leonard Cohen’s death “sudden, unexpected and peaceful”, says manager

By | Published on Thursday 17 November 2016

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen’s manager Robert Kory has confirmed that the musician died in his sleep after falling in the middle of the night.

In a statement, he said: “Leonard Cohen died during his sleep following a fall in the middle of the night on 7 Nov. The death was sudden, unexpected and peaceful”.

As previously reported, Cohen’s death was announced in a statement on his Facebook page last week. He was buried at a private family funeral in Montreal at the weekend, with a public memorial due to take place in LA at a later date.