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Posted: Friday, November 11, 2016 12:29 pm

Just yesterday afternoon, I was talking with my editor about writing a review of Leonard Cohen’s latest album, “You Want It Darker,” for an upcoming issue of Jewish News to mark what a remarkable feat it was for a man his age, 82, to have continued relevance and creative force so late in his career. Like a Michelangelo of song, Cohen worked on his final album till mere weeks before his death (Michelangelo died at age 88 and it is said he was working till his final weeks).

Cohen’s death was announced yesterday (Nov. 10) in a simple statement on leonardcohen.com:

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