Thursday, October 13, 2016

Bob Dylan on Accolades

Bob Dylan on accolades

Bob Dylan (ne Robert Zimmerman) has been on the American cultural scene since 1959 performing his poetry and eclectic musical stylings.

Despite his stated aversion to accolades, Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature.  This was the first time the award was given to a singer/songwriter.  The Nobel Committee recognized Dylan for "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"

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