|Also Known As:
Adam Lyons Schlesinger
|Born: || October 31, 1967
||Cause of Death: ||
songwriter, musician, music producer
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Raised in Montclair, New Jersey
Met future collaborator Chris Collingwood at Williams College
Played with the band Belltower
Joined the rock band Ivy by answering an advertisement in the <i>Village Voice</i> for a bassist
Formed the rock band Fountains of Wayne with Collingwood
Provided original music for the John Leguizamo series "House of Buggin'" (Fox)
Served as composer for the short-lived "The Dana Carvey Show" (ABC)
Co-formed Scratchie Records with D'Arcy Wretsky and James Iha of Smashing Pumpkins
Contributed three songs to the soundtrack of Tom Hanks' "That Thing You Do!"; received an Oscar nomination for Best Song
Served as album associate producer for the soundtrack album to Woody Allen's "Sweet and Lowdown"
Contributed songs to the soundtrack of "Josie and the Pussycats"
Fountains of Wayne was nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Pop Performance
Composed and produced several original songs for the film, "Music and Lyrics" starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore
Co-wrote (with David Javerbaum) the songs for the musical theater adaptation of the John Waters film "Cry-Baby"; earned a Tony award nomination for Best Original Score
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Williamstown , Massachusetts
Katherine Michel. Graphic designer. Born c. 1971; met in September 1996; married on January 30, 1999 in NYC.
Stephen Schlesinger. Horticulturist.
Bobbi Schlesinger. Publicist.
Laurie Schlesinger. Younger; born c. 1972.