In new York city from the coronavirus has died Grammy winner, musician and producer Adam Schlesinger

American musician and composer Adam Schlesinger died on 53-m to year of life from complications of coronavirus infection. This was reported by the Associated Press with reference to the representative of the musician Josh Greer.

According to him, Schlesinger died in a hospital in new York, where he was delivered over a week ago: it was reported that the disease proceeded from a musician in a heavy form, it had to be connected to the ventilator and enter in a medically induced coma.

Adam Schlesinger was one of the founders of the band Fountains of Wayne, playing music at the crossroads of power pop, indie and alternative rock. The band released five albums from 1996 to 2011, and achieved the greatest success with the provocative hit “Stacy’s Mom”. After that Adam Schlesinger wrote the music for the television show received three Emmy awards for the music for the TV series “the Crazy ex”, and songs: the title track for the movie Tom Hanks ‘ “That Thing You Do” (“what you do”) brought Schlesinger a Grammy award nomination for “Oscar” and “Golden globe”.

Among other accomplishments, Schlesinger – music for the film “out of sight, out of chart out”, the main role which was played by Hugh Grant and drew Barrymore, and the cartoon “Ice age 4: continental drift”. His songs were heard in such films as the Manchurian candidate, “there’s something about Mary,” “me, myself and Irene”, “scary movie,” “Love notice” and other. He actively was engaged in producer’s work: one of the achievements Schlesinger in this field was the album comeback known in the 1960s band the Monkees “Good Times”, which were three of his songs.

“He died because of coronavirus. I’m scared sad today,” – commented on the death of Schlesinger on Twitter Hanks who had coronavirus. Condolences on the death of Schlesinger also expressed the writer Stephen king, singer and songwriter Diane Warren, musician Rick Springfield, TV host Jimmy Kimmel and cousin Schlesinger, actor John Bernthal (“the Punisher”, “the Walking dead”).

In recent days the number of victims of coronavirus in the United States grew by more than 1.2 thousand people, this is the highest daily increase in the country since the outbreak of the coronavirus. As reported by the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of victims of coronavirus in the United States exceeded $ 5.1 thousand people, the country has infected more than 215 thousand, most of the deaths recorded in the city of new York – 1374.