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Musician Adam Schlesinger, founding member of Fountains of Wayne, dead from COVID-19 symptoms

Musician Adam Schlesinger, founding member of Fountains of Wayne, dead from COVID-19 symptoms
Posted at 6:57 PM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 18:57:40-04

Adam Schlesinger, a founding member of Fountains of Wayne, died after testing positive for COVID-19, the New York Times reported . Schlesinger was 52 years old.

Schlesinger was also a founding member of the bands Ivy and Tinted Windows. Schlesinger wrote songs for other popular acts, including Bowling For Soup, the Jonas Brothers, and the Click Five.

Adam Schlesinger won a Grammy Award in 2010, pairing with Stephen Colbert to compose the record "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" Schlesinger he was also nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2003 as a member of Fountains of Wayne.