Bob Dylan is the first singer-songwriter to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. DW’s Culture Editor Robin Merrill weighs in on the musician’s life and work and assesses the significance of the decision.
As chess world champion Magnus Carlsen defends his title against Fabiano Caruana in London, here are a few celebrities, from Bob Dylan to Marlene Dietrich, who could join them in a game.
Almost six months after he was announced as the winner of the award, legendary US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has formally accepted his Nobel Prize in Literature. The ceremony was a small, private affair in Stockholm.
Winning a Nobel Prize is considered one of the world's greatest honors. If this year's pick was surprising, it wasn't as controversial as many others – such as last year's. Here are laureates that have caused a stir.
Last year's Nobel literature laureate, US songwriter Bob Dylan, has finally handed in the mandatory lecture. In it, he talks about singers and novelists who influenced him, and how his songs relate to literature.
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