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.

In horrible horrible news, the above was posted to Leonard Cohen's Facebook revealing that the legendary artist has passed away.

Leonard released his excellent new album You Want It Darker last month, not long after turning 82 (and eerily saying he's "ready to die").

Rest in peace Leonard. You'll be missed and never forgotten.