Last week fans of Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy were taken aback by the news that he had suffered a heart attack before a concert in New York. On the evening of Friday (23) Lenox Hill Hospital, issued a note on the health of the musician, who has been hospitalized since August 13. “He underwent emergent angioplasty and received two stents in his right coronary artery. Since then, Murphy has done well and a full recovery is expected, ”the text says.
Following the message from the medical center, Murphy himself spoke on his official Facebook page:
A personal statement from Peter:
“Following my recent episode in New York City with my heart attack and being admitted into Lenox Hill Hospital and seeing myself go through the rigors of intensive care, I am very happy to say that I have made a full recovery. Thanks to the superb team of doctors, specialists, nurses and care staff. I am so glad to say I am up and running again.”
“My tour manager Brian Lowe and my assistant Chantal Thomas were directly instrumental in saving my life and to whom I cannot thank enough. I also want to thank every single friend and fan who has been supporting me throughout this ordeal. I remain grateful especially to my Bauhaus band mates . xxx Peter”
“In lieu of gifts or flowers, Peter has asked to make a donation to The American Heart Association at https://tinyurl.com/peter-murphy-heart.”
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