Written by: Alex Green
The bad news that came just ten days ago when Peter Murphy suffered a heart attack has now turned into good news.
And that good news is short and sweet: Murphy is expected to make a full recovery.
According to Dr. Akshai Bhandary, Director of the Cardiac Care Unit at Lenox Hill Hospital where Murphy has been treated, the Bauhaus frontman is making remarkable strides. Bhandary issued the following statement about Murphy’s recovery: “Mr. Peter Murphy was admitted to the Lenox Hill Hospital Cardiac Care Unit on August 13, 2019 after having suffered a heart attack. He underwent emergent angioplasty and received two stents to his right coronary artery. Since then, Mr. Murphy has done excellent and is expected to make a full recovery. We wish Peter and his family the absolute best.”
The 60-year-old Murphy followed that up with a statement of his own, which read:
“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.”
Murphy’s remaining shows of his Le Poisson Rouge residency (August 15, 16, 18, 19) were postponed. Ticket holders can opt for their tickets being transferred to the rescheduled date or they can be refunded by emailing email@example.com by 5PM EST on August 30, 2019.