British singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull tested positive for coronavirus and has been hospitalized.
The 73-year-old’s agent announced the news on Saturday night, revealing that the singer was receiving treatment for the coronavirus disease.
“Marianne Faithfull’s manager François Ravards has confirmed that Marianne is being treated for COVID-19 in hospital in London,” shared on her press representative’s Twitter account explained.
“She is stable and responding to treatment, we all wish her well and a full and speedy recovery.”
Marianne Faithfull’s manager @ravard_francois has confirmed that Marianne is being treated for Covid-19 in hospital in London. She is stable and responding to treatment, we all wish her well and a full and speedy recovery
— Republic Media (@Republic_Media) April 4, 2020
Marianne rose to fame in the 1960s releasing hits such as Come And Stay With Me and As Tears Go By which she co-wrote by Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
She released 21 studio albums and the most recent one was Negative Capability, which she released in 2018.
Marianne also achieved success as an actress, both on the stage and in films including Girl On A Motorcycle, I’ll Never Forgive What’s ’Isname and, more recently Marie Antoinette.