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Biography of David Berman

David Berman

David Berman (1967 - Present)

David Berman (born 1967 in Williamsburg, Virginia) attended high school at the Greenhill School in Addison, Texas before matriculating at the University of Virginia. While in Charlottesville, Virginia Berman began writing and performing songs, (mainly leaving songs on friends voice message machines); with his band the Silver Jews with flatmate Stephen Malkmus, who later led the seminal indie-rock band Pavement. He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Cassie.

Berman's accomplished lyrics have been compared by some to Bob Dylan, and the Silver Jews have released six full-length albums (The Arizona Record, Starlite Walker, The Natural Bridge, American Water, Bright Flight, and Tanglewood Numbers). Berman is also known for his poetry and short stories, releasing the poetry collection Actual Air in 1999. In his poetry, Berman examines overlooked aspects of everyday life as well as chance and often hilarious juxtapositions.


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6 Poems written by David Berman

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Governors On Sominex Comments and analysis of Governors On Sominex by David Berman 619 Comments

Actual Air

Imagining Defeat
Self-Portrait At 28 Comments and analysis of Self-Portrait At 28 by David Berman 2 Comments
Snow Comments and analysis of Snow by David Berman 7 Comments
The Charm Of 5:30 Comments and analysis of The Charm Of 5:30 by David Berman 2 Comments
The Moon Comments and analysis of The Moon by David Berman 5 Comments


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