Jonathan Richman

Jonathan Richman

American musician
Cult hero singer and songwriter whose catalog finds room for proto-punk, playful naive pop, and multilingual poetic introspection.
BornMay 16, 1951
HometownBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America
ChildrenJenny Rae Richman


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Covid doctors told me to say a last goodbye to my wife and our unborn baby

  • Medics at Kingston Hospital decided to deliver Tommy Larkins’s daughter two months early by emergency  C-section after his wife Elsa was taken to the hospital critically ill with Covid. Both mother and baby survived, although Mr Larkins said the family still had a “little way to go”. Doctors decided to take action as the unborn baby was pushing on the mother’s lungs.