Musician John Prine is in a critical condition in hospital after a "sudden onset" of coronavirus symptoms

Artist John Prine remains in a crucial problem in medical facility after a "sudden beginning" of coronavirus symptoms, his household claims.

Prine, 73, was hospitalized on Thursday as well as intubated Saturday night and also remains to receive care but "his scenario is critical," according to a family members declaration uploaded on his verified Twitter account.

" This is hard news for us to share. But so many of you have enjoyed and also sustained John throughout the years, we intended to let you understand, and also give you the opportunity to send on even more of that love and also support now. As well as recognize that we like you, and John likes you," the declaration said.

John Prine does in Hollywood, California, on October 1, 2019.

The news motivated tributes and helpful posts on social media.

Bette Midler, that has actually covered Prine's song, "Hello there in There," tweeted: "Among the loveliest people I was ever fortunate sufficient to know. He is a wizard as well as a substantial soul. Pray for him."

Musician Keb' Mo' committed an on-line performance of "I'm telling You Now" to Prine on Twitter.

" We are undergoing a time that advises us not to take anything for approved. We tell individuals we like them. This one today heads out to @JohnPrineMusic as we wish his recovery," he composed.

Prine's main site explains Prine's trademark as an "capability to speak with the day-to-day experience of ordinary people with an easy honesty."

The Grammy Acclaimed singer and also songwriter has had almost 50-year career playing a blend of country as well as folk music.

Birthed in 1946, the Songwriters Hall of Popularity says that Prine began his career in Chicago in the late 1960s after finding out guitar aged 14.

Tunes from his 1971 debut album were later on covered by musicians consisting of Johnny Cash money, Bonnie Raitt, John Denver and Norah Brown. In a 2009 interview, Bob Dylan listed Prine as one of his favorite songwriters.

In 1981, Prine as well as his manager founded Oh Young boy Records in Nashville, Tennessee. According to the label, it is the second-oldest artist-owned independent record label in the United States.

Prine has survived cancer cells twice. In the late 1990s, he had surgery to remove cancer cells from his neck. The operation eliminated an item of his neck and also changed the tone of his voice, strengthening it as well as giving it a gravelly sound. In 2013, he undertook surgery to get rid of cancer cells in his left lung.