Musician John Prine is in stable condition after being positioned on a ventilator whereas being handled for COVID-19-type signs, his spouse, Fiona Whelan Prine mentioned Monday.
The singer-songwriter’s household mentioned Sunday that Prine was critically unwell. Fiona Prine’s message Monday on social media, prompt his condition had improved in a single day. Prine stays in hospital.
“Please proceed to ship your superb love and prayers,” she mentioned on Twitter. “Sing his songs. Stay dwelling and wash fingers. John loves you. I really like you.”
Prine, some of the celebrated songwriters of the previous half century, obtained a Grammy lifetime achievement award this yr. He has continued to tour and file lately.
News that his well being was in jeopardy provoked an outpouring of affection for Prine. Joan Baez responded with a video of her taking part in his tune “Hello In There” from her kitchen.
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Other members of the music neighborhood and celebrities from different media additionally reacted on social media.
“Sending our love to every of y’all. Hoping for the most effective,” tweeted Jason Isbell. “Sending each constructive thought I’ve left your means, John,” wrote Seth Meyers. “Get effectively quickly John!” tweeted Mark Hamill.
Fiona Prine earlier in March examined constructive for Corona Virus and mentioned the couple was quarantined and remoted from one another. Fiona Prine, who can also be Prine’s supervisor, mentioned Monday that she has recovered from COVID-19.
The 73-year-old Prine, some of the influential in folks and nation music, has twice fought most cancers. Most lately, he was identified with lung most cancers in 2013 and had a part of a lung eliminated.
The surgical procedures affected his voice, however he continued to make music and to tour. Before the onset of the virus, Prine had reveals scheduled in May and a summer time tour deliberate.