‘Greatest living poet’ Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize

‘Greatest living poet’ Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize

File photo of rock musician Bob Dylan performing at the Wiltern Theatre in Los AngelesBy Johan Sennero and Alistair Scrutton STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Bob Dylan, regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature in a surprise decision that made him the only singer-songwriter to win the award. The 75-year-old Dylan – who won the prize for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition" – now finds himself in the company of Winston Churchill, Thomas Mann and Rudyard Kipling as Nobel laureates. …


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