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Leonard Cohen died after sudden fall during sleep


A week after Leonard Cohen’s family announced the demise of the legendary singer at the age of 82, new details have emerged about his final days, including the circumstances of his death, reports PTI.

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Cohen’s manager, Robert B Kory, has revealed that the singer died after a sudden fall during his sleep, reported Entertainment Weekly.

“Leonard Cohen died during his sleep following a fall in the middle of the night on November 7. The death was sudden, unexpected, and peaceful,” Kory said. No cause of death had been given initially, although fans knew that Cohen had been ailing of late. The musician was buried in “an unadorned pine box” next to his parents in a Montreal cemetery.