As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, it tragically claims more a more lives. The latest star to fall victim is Fountains of Wayne star Adam Schlesinger, who died on Wednesday morning aged just 52.
Adam Schlesinger was a talented musical star.
via: Getty ImagesHis 2003 single with Fountains of Wayne, "Stacy's Mom," is permanently etched into pop culture history.
Schlesinger fell victim to COVID-19 late last week.
via: Getty ImagesThe star's condition worsened as he was put on a ventilator.
And tragically, things then took a terrible turn.
via: Getty ImagesIt has been confirmed by his attorney Josh Grier that Schlesinger passed away on Wednesday morning. He was just 52 years old.
Tributes have poured out for the late star.
adam schlesinger took pop music writing to its classiest and most untouchable place. an honor to live at the same time he made his work.— jackantonoff (@jackantonoff)1585782688.0
He'll certainly be missed.
Adam Schlesinger, who enjoyed his greatest commercial success as a musician with Fountains of Wayne, has died of CO… https://t.co/ryBOBxl9JA— NPR (@NPR)1585782657.0
It's truly a tragedy.
From his work with @fountainsofwayn to his award-winning credits in TV, movies, and stage, millions of fans caught… https://t.co/lkFg1CVuA0— Governor Phil Murphy (@Governor Phil Murphy)1585784686.0