The co-founder and the lead singer of 'Fountains of Wayne,' Adam Schlesinger, dies from COVID-19.
‘Stacy’s Mom’ singer Adam Schlesinger passed away due to coronavirus complications. He was 52.
According to the musician’s lawyer, Jamie Herman, he was hospitalized over a week ago in upstate New York after falling severely ill.
Merely one day earlier, however, the singer’s family released a statement stating they were “cautiously optimistic” about his health.
Thank you for the outpouring of love for Adam and his family. Adam has been hospitalized with COVID-19. He’s on a ventilator and has been sedated to facilitate his recovery. He is receiving excellent care, his condition is improving, and we are cautiously optimistic. His family appreciates all of the love and support.
Turns out, Schlesinger’s condition got worse. As a matter of fact, another lawyer of the singer told Variety, Schlesinger was “very sick and heavily sedated.”
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Born on 31st October 1967, Adam Schlesinger was a singer-songwriter, record producer, and guitarist, most famous as the founding member of rock band 'Fountains of Wayne,' indie-pop band 'Ivy,' and rock supergroup 'Tinted Windows.' In addition, he was a significant contributor to the Brooklyn-based pop duo 'Fever High.'
Over the course of his career, Schlesinger won three Emmys, a Grammy, and the ASCAP Pop Music Award. Additionally, he received nominations for Oscar, Tony, and Golden Globes.
Schlesinger was married to graphic designer wife, Katherine Michel, who he met in 1996 at WCOU Radio Bar and later tied the knot on 30th January 1999. The couple welcomed two daughters named Sadie and Claire, prior to their divorce in 2013.
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Fans around the world are mourning the tragic death of this wonderful music personality.