Folk Singer, Songwriter John Prine Dies at 73 Due Coronavirus Infection

Folk Singer and Songwriter John Prine has died due to coronavirus. John Prine has died at the age of 73 on Tuesday at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center while undergoing treatment for coronavirus.

He has popularized folk music by promoting folk music in his 50-year career.

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John Family Posted on John’s Twitter account that “After a Sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday (3/26). He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical.”

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“This is hard news for us to share. But so many of you have loved and supported john over the years, we wanted to let you know, and give you the chance to send on more of that love and support now. And know that we love you, and John loves you.”

He has won 7 Grammy Awards so far. He made his debut album at the age of 13.