Thomas Dolby says the bass player "suffered a catastrophic haemorrhagic stroke" after being admitted to the hospital for COVID-19.
Musician Matthew Seligman, best known as the bass player for The Soft Boys, has died due to complications of the coronavirus. He was 64.
Former Soft Boys frontman Robyn Hitchcock confirmed the news of Seligman's death in a heartfelt Facebook post on Friday. "I’m writing this as Matthew Seligman slips out of this life and into wherever souls go next," wrote Hitchcock, who met Seligman in 1976. "Everybody goes, but none of us were expecting Matthew to leave us so abruptly, forever."
Seligman's friend and former bandmate Thomas Dolby shared on Facebook that Seligman "suffered a catastrophic haemorrhagic stroke" after recently being admitted to St George’s in London for COVID-19.