Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer-songwriter whose work inspired generations, has died at the age of 82.

A post to his official Facebook page announced the musician’s passing in Los Angeles on Thursday.
“It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away. We have lost one of music’s most revered and prolific visionaries,” the post said.

“A memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date. The family requests privacy during their time of grief.” According to the Leonard Cohen forum, often well informed on the singer, he died on Monday and has already been buried in a private ceremony in Montreal.