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    Posted on Nov 11, 2016

    Here Are All The Celeb Tributes To The Late Leonard Cohen

    Elton John called him "a giant of a man and a brilliant songwriter".

    Iconic singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died aged 82, according to a statement released on his Facebook page.

    Fabrice Coffrini / AFP / Getty Images

    A host of celebrities took to social media to express their sadness at the news. Elton John called Cohen "a giant of a man and a brilliant songwriter".

    Leonard Cohen was unique - a giant of a man and a brilliant songwriter. Irreplaceable. Loved him and his wonderful… https://t.co/iVerz7XF5X

    Others, like Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.K. Rowling, simply shared their favourite poignant Leonard Cohen lyrics.

    "Like a bird on the wire Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried, in my way, to be free." -Leonard Cohen

    "There is a crack in everything, That's how the light gets in." RIP Leonard Cohen.

    Musicians like Duff McKagan of Guns 'N' Roses and Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran paid their respects.

    Spent a good deal of my early teens, just me & #LeonardCohen alone together in my suburban bedroom. It was a gentle & fulfilling love affair

    Actor Antonio Banderas called Cohen "a great poet" and said "he will stay in our hearts forever".

    A great poet leaves us but he will stay in our hearts forever. RIP #LeonardCohen

    Singer-songwriter Cat Stevens shared some Cohen lyrics, along with a reflection on the fragility of life.

    "Oh I’ve been smiling lately dreaming about the world as one And I believe it could be some day its going to come"

    The fragileness of life has been once again exposed with the passing on of Leonard Cohen. May God grant him peace...forever.

    Miley Cyrus shared this photo on her Instagram account, with the caption, "Miss you already LC! Love you always!"

    Musicians James Bay and Mika took to Twitter to express their sadness, and emphasise the importance of Cohen as an artist.

    Very sad news about Mr Leonard Cohen. One of the most important artists and lyricists, RIP.

    Leonard Cohen, Oh god. What a brilliant brilliant writer and artist. One of the finest song poets ever. In line with Goethe and Dillon

    Singer-songwriter Joy Williams called Cohen a "profound, prolific, gifted soul", and shared some of her favourite lyrics.

    Rest In Peace, Leonard Cohen. You were a light. One of the most profound, prolific, gifted souls of our generation. #dancemetotheendoflove

    "There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." - Leonard Cohen 🌹

    Russell Crowe and Jennifer Hudson thanked Cohen for his work.

    Dear Leonard Cohen, thanks for the quiet nights, the reflection, the perspective, the wry smiles and the truth #towerofsong

    RIP Leonard Cohen. Thank you for you dedication to music, & writing one of my favorite songs to sing "Hallelujah". https://t.co/JsTjNmmarC

    Iconic singer Bette Midler shared her sadness with the world.

    Leonard Cohen has died. Another magical voice stilled.

    And Alanis Morissette summed up her feelings simply.

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