Folk singer Penny Lang dies at age 74
Published Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:30AM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:40AM EDT
A beloved performer in Montreal's folk music scene has passed away.
Penny Lang joined Montreal's burgeoning folk community in the early 1960s and quickly became a star.
Over the years, she performed at folk festivals and clubs around the world.
According to her fan page she turned down a chance to be the first to record Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne".
Lang died on Sunday at her home in British Columbia.
She had just celebrated her 74th birthday.