Canadian singer, songwriter and poet, Leonard Cohan died 2 years ago today. Cohen, also known as a novelist, past away of Leukaemia at the age of 82 at his home in Los Angeles. The artist initially pursued a career as a novelist and poet during the 50’s and 60’s and it was only in 1967, at the age of 33 when his career in music commenced. During his lifetime, Cohen was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Known as the nation’s highest civilian honour, the artist was also invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada. 7 years ago, he received a Prince of Asturias Awards for literature and the ninth Glenn Golden Prize.