Leonard Cohen's death became public knowledge on Thursday, with high-profile fans quickly taking to social media to leave their remembrances and appreciations. Meanwhile, at the Canadian singer-songwriter's home in Montreal, some less famous enthusiasts have gathered to collectively mourn the musical legend. According to CTV, an impromptu vigil has taken shape at the residence, with over 100 people paying their respects. CBC's Alison Northcott also reports that the mourners have been singing Cohen's music. Take a look at the touching scene below.
Outside #LeonardCohen's Montreal home, people are gathering. "I would really have liked to tell him thank you for what you did," says one.— Alison Northcott (@AlisonNorthcott) November 11, 2016