Leonard Cohen’s death inspired many celebrities to take to social media to express their grief for the passing of the music legend on Thursday at age 82.
Justin Timberlake simply wrote, “#RIPLeonardCohen. A spirit and soul beyond compare.” He was joined in his tribute by Bette Midler, Jennifer Hudson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Read more reactions below.
Leonard Cohen has died. Another magical voice stilled.
A spirit and soul beyond compare.
RIP Leonard Cohen. Thank you for you dedication to music, & writing one of my favorite songs to sing “Hallelujah”. https://t.co/JsTjNmmarC
This is heartbreaking. Can’t help but feel grateful for the tower of song he leaves behind. https://t.co/q1asV1RF7U
RIP Leonard Cohen ????????????????#hero
– QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) November 11, 2016
R.I.P. Leonard Cohen. Hallelujah to the bar of songwriting.
Spent a good deal of my early teens, just me & #LeonardCohen alone together in my suburban bedroom. It was a gentle & fulfilling love affair
- Simon Le Bon (@SimonJCLeBON) November 11, 2016
R.I.P. Leonard Cohen
- Carole King (@Carole_King) November 11, 2016
noooo Leonard Cohen
- Pussy Riot (@pussyrrriot) November 11, 2016