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Fans Gather Outside Leonard Cohen’s Home to Mourn His Death and Sing His Songs

Photo: Alison Northcott/Twitter

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.

Fans Gather at Leonard Cohen’s Home to Mourn