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Bob Dylan and Nobel Prize

With the Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Bob Dylan, he becomes the 113th writer and first musician to win the award.

Dylan, 75, best known as a singer-songwriter, received the prize worth roughly $905,000 “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. 398 more words

Adonis

The Nobel week has begun - a briefing on Alfred Nobel and the prizes

Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and was part of a well-known family. He descended from O. Rudbeck, the best Swedish technical genius in the 17th century, when Sweden was a great power in northern Europe. 566 more words

Life In Sweden

#BobDylan awarded the 2016 #Nobel Prize in #literature

Bob Dylan has the honor of being the first musician ever to receive the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” Nobel Prize Press Release… 127 more words

Music

Shaking things up – prose and cons

Bob Dylan was just awarded the Nobel prize for Literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”

What’s so wrong with that?

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