Last week, the great Leonard Cohen passed away. He died on Monday, though his death was announced on Thursday. Now, his cause of death has been revealed. “Leonard Cohen died during his sleep following a fall in the middle of the night on Nov. 7,” his manager said in a statement to the New York Times. “The death was sudden, unexpected and peaceful.”
Patrick Leonard, a producer who worked with Cohen, also said the musician was working on a new album following the release of this year’s You Want It Darker. Cohen was also working on a book of poetry.
Read our tribute to Cohen, “Remembering Leonard Cohen, a Singular Musician and Poet.”