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Silver Jews And Purple Mountains Songwriter David Berman’s Death Has Been Ruled A Suicide

Getty Image Silver Jews and Purple Mountains songwriter David Berman‘s death has been ruled a suicide. A spokesperson for the New York City medical examiner spoke to The New York Times confirming the news. Berman hanged himself, according to the report. He was 52. The singer, songwriter, and poet passed away on August 7. “A […]

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David Berman, Silver Jews Leader and Indie-Rock Poet, Dies at 52

David Berman, the reluctant songwriter and poet whose dry baritone and wry, wordy compositions anchored Silver Jews, a critically lauded staple of the 1990s indie-rock scene, died on Wednesday. He was 52. His death was announced by his record label, Drag City, which released music by Silver Jews and Berman’s latest band, Purple Mountains. We […]

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