The Canadian artist, aged 82, passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles.
He just released his 14th and final studio album ‘You Want It Darker’
“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 humour,” his son told Rolling Stone.
“Leonard became one of the most revered pop poets and a musical touchstone for many songwriters,” . “His extraordinary talent had a profound impact on countless singers and songwriters, as well as the wider culture. “We have lost a cherished artist and our sincerest condolences go out to Leonard’s family, friends, and collaborators. He will be missed terribly.” chief executive Neil Portnow of The Recording Academy said
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