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‘Fountains Of Wayne’ Singer Adam Schlesinger Dead At 52

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Adam Schlesinger has passed away aged 52. 

The Fountains of Wayne lead singer and songwriter passed away on Wednesday as a result of coronavirus complications, according to Josh Grier, his attorney.

He was reported to have been fighting for his life in the hospital in upstate New York and was on a ventilator, but unfortunately, the complications of COVID-19 led to his passing.

Schlesinger is a father of two and received multiple Grammy awards for his songwriting that featured on several television shows.

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Tom Hanks paid tribute to him on social media, saying, “There would be no Playtone without Adam Schlesinger, without his That Thing You Do! He was a One-der. Lost him to COVID-19. Terribly sad today.”

Rest in Peace.

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