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David Berman Biography – David Berman Wiki

David Berman born David Craig Berman, was an American musician, singer, poet, and cartoonist best known for his work with indie-rock band the Silver Jews.

Berman formed Silver Jews in the late ’80s with Pavement members Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich. The group went through multiple lineup changes and released six studio albums between the years of 1994 and 2008. Berman remained the only constant member of the band during that time period. After releasing their sixth LP Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea in 2008, Berman dissolved Silver Jews the following year.

In 2019, a decade after Silver Jews disbanded, Berman announced a new project called Purple Mountains. He released a self-titled album under that moniker in July 2019 via his longtime label home, Drag City.

David Berman Poetry

His first collection of poetry, Actual Air, was released in 1999.

David Berman Age

He was born on January 4, 1967, in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. He died on August 7, 2019, aged 52.

David Berman Father

His father was Richard Berman, a lobbyist who represents firearm, alcohol and other controversial industries.

David Berman Wife

He was separated from his wife Cassie Berman.

David Berman Death

David Berman died on August 7, 2019, at the age of 52. His record label, Drag City, announced his death via Twitter: “We couldn’t be more sorry to tell you this. David Berman passed away earlier today. A great friend and one of the most inspiring individuals we’ve ever known is gone. Rest easy, David.”

Celebrity Deaths 2019

Berman formed Silver Jews in 1989 with Pavement members Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich. Malkmus and Nastanovich paid tribute to Berman following the news of his death.

Stephen Malkmus wrote on Twitter, “I didn’t know about my friend DCB when I wrote this must have been in the air .His death is f-cking dark ..depression is crippling.. he was one of a kinder the songs he wrote were his main passion esp at the end. Hope death equals peace cuz he could sure use it.”

Nastanovich said in a statement via Pitchfork, “I was saddened to hear that David died. Stephen called me to tell me this afternoon.

“For most of my life, I was amazed by David as a person, a humorist and a writer. It was enlightening to have such a talented friend at a young age and realize that the talent wasn’t always a blessing.

“David battled mental illness for nearly all of his life. He had professional help and the unyielding support of hundreds of good friends. He had many loving and devoted fans.

“Please try to cherish your memories of him and his words and music including his last album Purple Mountains.

“I know I will and I’m grateful that the list of good memories and stories is long.”

The Avalanches who collaborated with Berman on two songs: 2012’s “A Cowboy Overflow of the Heart” and “Saturday Night Inside Out”, wrote on Instagram:

“We have no words to describe how we feel this morning to learn of the loss of David Berman. All our love goes out to his family & loved ones, the Drag City family and the musicians who journeyed with him.

“We were fortunate enough to have David contribute his sublime words to both Wildflower and our upcoming album. What a gift.

“On a personal level David was always there for me throughout the ups and downs of life and provided much guidance, solace and humor reflecting on our shared struggles. You helped me so much David.

“His book Actual Air remains a standalone work of rare beauty and a heartbreaking look at the magic inherent in the day-to-day. Farewell David …you are the light by which we travel into this and that.”

 

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We have no words to describe how we feel this morning to learn of the loss of David Berman. All our love goes out to his family & loved ones, the Drag City family and the musicians who journeyed with him. We were fortunate enough to have David contribute his sublime words to both Wildflower and our upcoming album. What a gift. On a personal level David was always there for me throughout the ups and downs of life and provided much guidance, solace and humor reflecting on our shared struggles. You helped me so much David. His book Actual Air remains a standalone work of rare beauty and a heartbreaking look at the magic inherent in the day-to-day. Farewell David …you are the light by which we travel into this and that – r

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David Berman Cause of Death – How Did David Berman Die

David Berman’s cause of death was not revealed.

David Berman Suicide

Berman attempted suicide in 2003.

David Berman Nationality

He is of American nationality.

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