The world of music woke up to a sad morning on Friday when the news broke that the god of lyrics himself, Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82.
His many fans across the world shared their grief on his death on various social media platforms. Some prayed for his soul and others went back to the legendary artist’s music to seek comfort.
Cohen’s fans also include a long list of famous celebrities who paid their tributes to him as well. Here’s how much the world is missing him.
#RIPLeonardCohen— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) November 11, 2016
A spirit and soul beyond compare.
"Like a bird on the wire— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 11, 2016
Like a drunk in a midnight choir
I have tried, in my way, to be free."
"I was born like this I had no choice... I was born with the gift of a golden voice." https://t.co/wCkeyQub3R— Josh Radnor (@JoshRadnor) November 11, 2016
There's a blaze of light— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) November 11, 2016
In every word
It doesn't matter which you heard
The holy or the broken Hallelujah#RIPLeonard
She tied you to her kitchen chair— James Whittingham (@jewhittingham) November 11, 2016
And she broke your throne and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah#RIPLeonard
#RIPLeonard thanks for your poetry, music & lyrics "Dance me through the panic till I'm gathered safely in....Dance me to the end of love"— Debbie (@st_wolverine) November 11, 2016
R.I.P Leonard Cohen. U are without a doubt one of the greatest songs writers of any generation. THANK YOU for your life. #RIPLeonard— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) November 11, 2016
Ring the bells that still can ring— Marcus Furlong (@furlongm) November 11, 2016
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in. #RIPLeonard
Hallelujah is timeless. First song I ever learned on piano :') #ripleonardcohen— Jacquie Lee (@jacquieleemusic) November 11, 2016
"So come, my friends, be not afraid. We are so lightly here.— Debbie Mazella (@DebbieMaz) November 11, 2016
It is in love that we are made
In love we disappear."#RIPLeonardCohen
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