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Smith, Dave

(Encyclopedia) Smith, Dave, 1942–, American poet, b. Portsmouth, Va. His early poetry established him as a sensitive observer of human behavior. His verse is often rooted in his native South and has…

smithing

(Encyclopedia) smithing: see forging.

Brubeck, Dave

(Encyclopedia) Brubeck, Dave (David Warren Brubeck)bro͞o´bĕk, 1920–2012, American pianist and composer, b. Concord, Calif. Brubeck began studying piano at the age of four and later studied…

Eggers, Dave

(Encyclopedia) Eggers, Dave, 1970–, American writer, publisher, and educator, b. Boston. He began as an editor at Salon.com and a writer for several publications, founded a small magazine, and wrote…

Dave Barry

Dave Barry's offbeat humor column ran in The Miami Herald from 1983-2005 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1988. Dave Barry's specialty is a mix of stream-of-consciousness wisecracks and…

Dave Brubeck

Name at birth: David Warren BrubeckDave Brubeck was a jazz pianist and composer who's 1959 record Time Out became the first million-selling jazz record in the United States. A year after the album's…

Dave DeBusschere

Dave DeBusschereBorn: Oct. 16, 1940Basketball F youngest coach in NBA history (24 in 1964); player-coach of Detroit Pistons (1964-67); played in 8 All-Star games; won 2 NBA titles as player…

Dave Winfield

Dave WinfieldBorn: Oct. 3, 1951Baseball OF-DH selected in 4 major sports league drafts in 1973— NFL, NBA, ABA, and MLB; chose baseball and played in 12 All-Star Games over 22-year career; at…

Dave Bautista

Dave Bautista went from being a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion to a crowd favorite on the big screen, as Drax the Destroyer in the Guardians of the Galaxy film franchise. From the mean…

Dave Chappelle

Cable TV star Dave Chappelle is a comedian known for racially-charged and sometimes raunchy humor, earning him comparisons to the 1970s comedy superstar Richard Pryor. Chappelle started doing stand-…