Adam Schlesinger made his name in the entertainment industry, spanning mediums and genres before his passing from complications due to COVID-19 on April 1.

Schlesinger started off as a pop-rock musician before he moved to scoring. He wrote songs for films, television shows and plays, and was recognized with Oscar, Emmy and Tony nominations.

He won a Grammy award and three Emmy awards.

Adam was an astonishing songwriter and composer, and one of the funniest people you could know,” comedian Sarah Silverman said in an Instagram post eulogizing Schlesinger.

“He was my brother. I live for the time this is over, when we can squeeze our loved ones. And when our gang will be back working together, bringing his music to life. My heart is broken.”

He is survived by his parents and two daughters.

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