Leonard Cohen, one of my favorite songwriters, has died

|The Volokh Conspiracy |

Leonard Cohen performs at the Stravinski Auditorium at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland, in 2013. (Sandro Campardo/European Pressphoto Agency)

A brilliant poet, who grew into a beautiful singer. That he continued to be great until the end, in his 80s—I was just listening to his new album—only magnifies the loss. Here's one of my favorite songs of his, "I'm Your Man," though there are far too many great ones to list: