David Woodard

1964 - Today

David Woodard

David Woodard (UK: (listen), US: ; born April 6, 1964) is an American conductor and writer. During the 1990s he coined the term prequiem, a portmanteau of preemptive and requiem, to describe his Buddhist practice of composing dedicated music to be rendered during or slightly before the death of its subject.Los Angeles memorial services at which Woodard has served as conductor or music director include a 2001 civic ceremony held at the Angels Flight funicular railway honoring mishap casualty Leon Praport and his injured widow Lola. He has conducted wildlife requiems, including for a California Brown Pelican on the berm crest of a beach where the animal had fallen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Woodard has received more than 141,761 page views. His biography is available in 136 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 827th most popular writer.

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  • 136

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 22.92

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  • 4.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, David Woodard ranks 824 out of 4,883Before him are Luqman, Antoine François Prévost, Arthur Adamov, Rustichello da Pisa, Theodore the Studite, and Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock. After him are Menippus, E. M. Forster, Mary Higgins Clark, Cao Xueqin, Ahmad Khani, and Bettina von Arnim.

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Among people born in 1964, David Woodard ranks 16Before him are Nigel Farage, Michelle Obama, Juliette Binoche, Michael Laudrup, Ernesto Valverde, and Boris Johnson. After him are Rocco Siffredi, Jürgen Klinsmann, Jack Ma, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Giuseppe Conte, and Courteney Cox.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Woodard ranks 883 out of 12,171Before him are Guy Williams (1924), Sinclair Lewis (1885), Bugsy Siegel (1906), Edward Norton (1969), Steve Reich (1936), and Robert H. Goddard (1882). After him are Dave Brubeck (1920), Steve Martin (1945), Judith Butler (1956), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Mary Higgins Clark (1927), and John Belushi (1949).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, David Woodard ranks 96Before him are Solomon Northup (1808), William Gibson (1948), Daniel Keyes (1927), Ursula K. Le Guin (1929), John Updike (1932), and Sinclair Lewis (1885). After him are Mary Higgins Clark (1927), Valerie Solanas (1936), James Jones (1921), Jean Webster (1876), Roger Zelazny (1937), and H. L. Mencken (1880).