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Everybody knows these 10 singers are Canadian - do you?

Leonard Cohen was a man of the world, but Canadians proudly know he was born in Montreal. Here are 10 male singers you perhaps didn't know are from Canada.

"Everybody Knows" is one of Leonard Cohen's many unforgettable songs. Fans of the iconic poet and singer-songwriter knew that he was from Montreal, Quebec. He kept a house there and could sometimes be spotted taking walks in the Portuguese neighborhood of the Plateau Mont-Royal district.

As the news of his death was announced early Friday morning, fans quickly gathered at the break of dawn to sing and light candles on his doorstep. 

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted a few tributes to the legendary artist, such as this one:

But Leonard Cohen is not the only male singer who's become an ambassador of Canadian culture. Click through the gallery above to find more.

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