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.
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.
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.
Who are the potential laureates for the prestigious literary award? After last year's controversy surrounding Bob Dylan, the Swedish Academy is expected to go with a more traditional choice.
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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