Fountains of Wayne member passes from coronavirus

2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Photo Room

2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Photo Room

  • Musician Adam Schlesinger has died from coronavirus complications at the age of 52.
  • He'd been in an upstate New York hospital for a week before his death. 
  • He was best known for co-founding indie rock band Fountains of Wayne famous for "Stacy's Mom" and writing the theme song to Tom Hanks'That Thing You Do!
  • He also won a Grammy for his work on a Stephen Colbert comedy album and an Emmy for his work on the showCrazy Ex-Girlfriend.

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