David Wilcox

Born 1958

David Patrick Wilcox is an American folk musician and singer-songwriter guitarist. He has been active in the music business since the late 1980s.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of David Wilcox.


1958 Birth Born on March 9, 1958.


1976 18 Years Old Wilcox was born in Mentor, Ohio, attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio in 1976 where he began learning guitar.


1981 23 Years Old He later transferred to Warren Wilson College in North Carolina in 1981 and graduated in 1985. … Read More
1987 29 Years Old His debut album The Nightshift Watchman was released in 1987 on Jerry Read Smith's label, Song of the Woods, and reissued in 1996. … Read More


1989 31 Years Old After performing at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, he signed with A&M Records in 1989. … Read More
1994 36 Years Old 1 More Event
After his contract with A&M expired in 1994, Wilcox continued to write songs, tour and release albums.


1999 41 Years Old He has been based in Asheville, North Carolina in the 1990s, in Washington, D.C. and Maryland in 1999-2000, and again in Asheville in 2009.
2003 45 Years Old In the next decade, Wilcox continued to release albums, including Into the Mystery in 2003. … Read More
2005 47 Years Old 1 More Event
His 2005 album Out Beyond Ideas was a joint project with his wife Nance Pettit described as a significant diversion from prior work featuring sacred poetry set to music from different religious traditions including Saint Francis of Assisi, Jalaludin Rumi, Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz, Rabia al Basri, Yehuda HaLevi, Solomon Ibn Gabirol, Uvavnuk, and Kabir.
2006 48 Years Old His album Vista was released in April 2006.


2008 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008 Wilcox was honored with a silver award along with Bob Dylan, in Acoustic Guitar's singer/songwriter category. … Read More
2016 58 Years Old In 2016, Wilcox offers a service in which he writes custom-songs for listeners in exchange for a fee. … Read More
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