Alexis Morley Bio, Wiki
Alexis Morley is the girlfriend/partner of the late Adam Schlesinger, an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and guitarist. Schlesinger was an Emmy-winning songwriter behind Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and a slew of Grammy, Tony, and Oscar-nominated songs, and a founding member of Fountains of Wayne. He is reported to have died of complications of coronavirus at the age of 52.
Alexis Morley Education
She is a graduate of Brown University with a degree in Modern Culture and Media (1993 – 1997). She previously went to Choate Rosemary Hall, a private, co-educational, college-preparatory boarding school in Wallingford, Connecticut (1991 – 1993).
She also completed the Radcliffe Publishing Course in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Alexis Morley Career
Alexis Morley works at Loose Change Productions as Director of Press Affairs after having worked as an Associate in strategic communications for four years at The Dilenschneider Group as per her Linkedln.
Morley previously worked in the editorial as well as general and academic marketing sectors of the book publishing industry for 10 years at such publishing houses as Farrar, Straus and Giroux, St. Martin’s, Henry Holt, and Other Press.
She began her career in the creative services department of Christie’s auction house and then honed her skills in marketing and public relations at RTL2, a radio station in Paris, prior to moving to New York City, where she has since resided.
Alexis Morley & Adam Schlesinger
It is not clear how long the two have been together. A look at Morley’s Facebook shows a photo of them when he won an Emmy award in 2019. The award was for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics for “Antidepressants Are So Not A Big Deal.” He was also nominated for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for “Meet Rebecca” (Season 4 Theme) from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. (Both co-written with Rachel Bloom and Jack Dolgen).
In the Facebook post, Morley wrote: “Yayyy!!! Congrats to Adam Schlesinger on winning an (other!) Emmy this weekend! 🏆🏆🏆♥️🎵🎶”
On March 31st, it was reported that Schlesinger had been hospitalized last week in upstate New York due to the virus.
Schlesinger’s girlfriend, Morley, confirmed his status to Pitchfork saying:
“He is on a ventilator and has been sedated to facilitate his recovery. He is in critical condition but his condition is improving slightly and we are cautiously optimistic,” Schlesinger’s girlfriend said. Contrary to some reports, he is not in a medically induced coma.
Who is Adam Schlesinger? His Death & Cause
Schlesinger was perhaps best known for his longtime role as songwriter and bassist in the band Fountains of Wayne, which scored a Top 40 hit and Grammy nomination with their memorable 2003 single, “Stacy’s Mom.” He also performed and wrote songs with the cult-favorite band Ivy.
Adam was previously married to Katherine Beinecke Michel (Katie Michel). The two had met in 1996, at a bar on Hudson Street. They celebrated their nuptials on January 30th, 1999.
Adam Schlesinger is reported to have died on April 1st, 2020 from complications of coronavirus. In March 2020, Schlesinger was hospitalized and placed on a ventilator after contracting COVID-19.
Adam Schlesinger was one talented man and the world will be a less tuneful place without him. I wrote a few songs with him when I was living in New York and he had a brilliant gift for melody. ♥️Love and healing to his family #AdamSchlesinger pic.twitter.com/EPBaIj6J4r
— Rick Springfield (@rickspringfield) April 1, 2020