A week after being hospitalised for coronavirus, singer-songwriter John Prine died from complications of COVID-19 at the age of 73, cited The Hollywood Reporter. On March 29, the country musician’s family announced that the singer is in a critical condition in hospital after a sudden onset of coronavirus symptoms. The statement was shared on the singer’s official Twitter handle. Also Read - How Novel Coronavirus Affects Your Nervous System?

According to his family, the cause was complications related to coronavirus, or Covid-19. He was hospitalised on March 26 and intubated on March 28 at night. The news racked up many tributes and recovery prayers from his vast number of followers. Also Read - Virus May be an Invisible Enemy, But Our COVID-19 Warriors Are Invincible: PM Modi

The Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter had an illustrious 50-year career with an impressive array of country and folk music on his list. Also Read - Over 8,000 COVID-19 Cases Recorded in India For Second Straight Day, Total Tally Goes Beyond 1.90 Lakh Mark; Death Toll at 5,394 | 10 Points

Mr. Prine underwent cancer surgery in 1998 to remove a tumor in his neck identified as squamous cell cancer, which had damaged his vocal cords. In 2013, he had part of one lung removed to treat lung cancer.

The two-time cancer survivor singer is known for songs like ‘Sam Stone,’ ‘Paradise’, ‘Illegal Smile’, to name a few.