RIP Leonard Cohen – level 2

RIP Leonard Cohen – level 2

16-11-2016 07:00

Leonard Cohen was a singer, a songwriter and a poet. He died at the age of 82. His most famous song is “Hallelujah”. Many singers covered it, including Jeff Buckley and Bono.

People announced Leonard Cohen’s death on Facebook. Thousands of people paid tribute to the Canadian legend.

Just last month, Leonard Cohen released his 14th studio album “You Want It Darker”.

Difficult words: cover (sing another singer’s original song), announce (officially say something), pay tribute (show respect by saying something nice).

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