Leonard Cohen died in his sleep after falling during the night at his LA home, his manager, Robert B. Kory, has said.
His death was “sudden, unexpected and peaceful”, the singer’s manager said in a statement.
Leonard Cohen’s family did not reveal any cause of death when made the announcement last week.
According to the family’s statement, Leonard Cohen died on November 7- three days before an announcement was made to the public.
The Canadian-born singer and songwriter was buried in Montreal on November 10.
Leonard Cohen’s son, Adam, wrote last week: “With only immediate family and a few lifelong friends present, he was lowered into the ground in an unadorned pine box, next to his mother and father.”
The singer’ representatives say a memorial in Los Angeles is being planned.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau led worldwide tributes to Leonard Cohen, who was known for songs including Hallelujah, Suzanne, Bird on the Wire and I’m Your Man.
Leonard Cohen released his 14th album, You Want It Darker, in October 2016.