Leonard Cohen died Monday and was buried yesterday

Last night, the news came out that Leonard Cohen has passed away at 82. Few details of his death have been disclosed but it is now revealed that he died Monday, confirmed by a spokesperson for Sony Music confirmed to Billboard. He was not buried until yesterday, The New York TimesBen Sisario reports. In a statement from the rabbi and cantor at Montreal’s Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, “Leonard’s wish was to be laid to rest in a traditional Jewish rite beside his parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents.” Read the full statement below.

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