From all walks of life, from the arts community to film and politics, there was mourning for the passing of Adam Schlesinger, who died today at age 52.
Most saluted his work with his band, Fountains of Wayne (see the video for his classic hit, Stacy’s Mom, above). But others gave a shout-out to his film and television work. No matter what aspects of his work were discussed, though, his affable personality and kindness were at the forefront of the thoughts shared.
Here are some of the reactions: