Adam Schlesinger playing bass while performing with Fountains of Wayne.

Adam Schlesinger, frontman for the group Fountains of Wayne has died from complications due to coronavirus. While most people know the 52-year-old from the hit song "Stacy's Mom," Schlesinger had an incredibly impactful career as a songwriter. 

Much of his work was writing music for television and film. One of his first projects was writing the theme song and title track for the 1996 Tom Hanks film "That Thing You Do!" which earned him an Oscar nomination. 

Schlesinger also wrote original songs for the 2001 remake of Josie and the Pussycats, Drew Barrymore's Music and Lyrics, the CW's musical series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Steven Colbert's 2008 holiday special, A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! He was also received a Tony Award nomination and won back-to-back Emmy's for his work in 2012 and 2013. 

Adam Schlesinger at the Emmy Awards.

He will be greatly missed and many people have taken to Twitter to mourn his loss and express their gratitude for his contributions to pop culture.