American composer, founder of the rock groups Fountains Of Wayne Adam Schlesinger died at the 53rd year of life from complications caused by the coronavirus infection COVID-19. It is 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 taken more than a week ago. The musician was connected to a ventilator for several days.
Schlesinger is the recipient of the Grammy National Music Academy of Recording Arts and Science Award in the category “Best New Artist” (2003) and three Emmy Television Awards for his tracks for the series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” In 1997, he was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe Award for the soundtrack for the movie “That Thing You Do!”, directed by Tom Hanks.
According to the Johns Hopkins University on April 2, more than 1.2 thousand people died from coronavirus per day in the United States.