Bekker David Ilyich was born in 1940 in Odessa, Ukraine. In 1960 graduated from Odessa Arts School and in 1966 - from the painting faculty of the Art and Industry Institute (Kharkov, Ukraine).
David Bekker performs bookplates, illustrates books, is good in easel graphics.
Since 1970 is a member of the USSR Union of Artists, since 1991 - a member of the Ukrainian Union of Artists.
Participated in 68 exhibitions in Ukraine, and in 54 - abroad. Had over 50 personal exhibitions: in Odessa, in Russia, Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Japan, Luxemburg, Czechia.
Has 18 international awards for graphics, bookplates, paintings.