Justin Trudeau, Alanis Morissette, Justin Timberlake and more pay tribute to Leonard Cohen

The world has lost one of the most prolific and influential singer-songwriters of the past six decades, Canadian Leonard Cohen, who passed away on Nov. 10 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 82. Following the announcement on the Montreal-born singer's website, an outpouring of heartfelt tributes from the likes of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Alanis Morissette, Justin Timberlake and Lin-Manuel Miranda honoured his life on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

The Canadian poet, author and songwriter enjoyed a six-decade career

Leonard's influence was far-reaching, from his growling vocals to his provocative lyrics and the 1984 single "Hallelujah," which is one of the most covered songs of all time. "No other artist's music felt or sounded like Leonard Cohen's," said Justin Trudeau. "Yet his work resonated across generations. Canada and the world will miss him."

Jennifer Hudson shared a video in which she covers "Hallelujah," calling it "one of my favourite songs to sing." "A spirit and soul beyond compare," said Justin Timberlake, while astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted, "All men will be sailors then, until the sea shall free them. With love, goodbye, Leonard."

A memorial for the singer will be held in Los Angeles at a later date. See what more stars had to say about Leonard below.

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