The family of Stephen Paulus have just posted this statement on his website:
Paulus Publications is saddened to report that Stephen Paulus suffered a major medical incident on July 4, 2013, for which he is still being treated.
Stephen is currently stable, but at this time, the Paulus family requests privacy as they deal with this situation.
As more information about Mr. Paulus’ condition becomes available, we will keep our friends and customers updated.
Stephen, who is 63, is one of the most prolific and widely performed composers, as well as a powerful advocate for other US composers. His best-known work is the opera, The Postman Always Rings Twice.
We wish him a full and swift recovery.
Medical update here.