A message on Leonard Cohen's official facebook page reads:
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.
Alex Behan from Music 101 talks to Jesse about Leonard Cohen the artist, and his remarkable legacy.