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Report: Fountains of Wayne band founder put on ventilator after contracting COVID-19

The founder of the New Jersey rock band Fountains of Wayne has been put on a ventilator after contracting COVID-19, according to a report by Deadline.

News 12 Staff

Mar 31, 2020, 3:20 PM

Updated 1,513 days ago

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Report: Fountains of Wayne band founder put on ventilator after contracting COVID-19
The founder of the New Jersey rock band Fountains of Wayne has been put on a ventilator after contracting COVID-19, according to a report by Deadline.
Adam Schlesinger, 52, is a native of Montclair and has reportedly been on a ventilator for two weeks since becoming infected with coronavirus.
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The band, best known for its 2003 pop hit "Stacy's Mom," launched back in 1995.
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Schlesinger released five albums with the group.
He is also a three-time Emmy winner, having worked in television, from "Sesame Street" to "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," and has written and produced for other bands
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