Marianne Faithfull has tested positive for coronavirus.
Marianna Faithfull's friend, Penny Arcade, took to Facebook, where she revealed the singer is hospitalized with coronavirus. She had been self-isolating and admitted to hospital on Tuesday after developing a cold.
The US avant-garde performer, Penny Arcade, whose real name is Susana Ventura, wrote: "She has withstood and survived so much in her life -- including being Marianne Faithful, that to be taken down by a virus would be such a tragedy."
Meanwhile, the British singer's music industry publicists Republic Media tweeted, "Marianne Faithfull's manager... has confirmed that Marianne is being treated for COVID-19 in hospital in London. She is stable and responding to treatment. We wish her well and a full and speedy recovery."
Born in 1946, in Hampstead, London, Marianne Faithfull is an English singer, songwriter, and actress, who gained mainstream popularity in the 1960s with the release of her hit song 'As Tears Go By.' She subsequently became an international star during the British Invasion in the United States.
Faithfull's career has spanned for over five decades during which she released several hit albums, most notably 'Broken English' in 1979. Prior to her fame, the aspiring artist performed folk songs in coffee shops.
As for her personal life, the singer tied the knot with John Dunbar in 1965, divorcing merely a year later. In 1979, she married for the second time to Ben Brierly. They were in a marital relationship for seven years before going their separate ways in 1986.
In 1988, Faithfull welcomed her third husband, Giorgio Della Terza. The duo remained together for 11 years before deciding to divorce.