Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne (and both a Emmy and Academy Award winner) has died from the coronavirus. The 52-year-old had been on a ventilator and induced coma after being struck with COVID-19. He was hospitalized last month
This was Fountains of Wayne’s big song.
Schlesinger was also nominated for a Grammy for the musical work he did on the 1996 Tom Hanks film, That Thing You Do.
He also wrote a ton of music for TV, film and stage. More details here.