Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize in Literature

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink    (# of views)   1 comment

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (48 fans)

Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
(Image by pastemagazine.com)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. The 75-year-old music legend was cited by the Swedish Academy for 'having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.' He will receive a prize of $927,740. 'He is probably the greatest living poet,' Swedish Academy member Per Wastberg said. The Associated Press reported that Dylan had been mentioned in the Nobel speculation for years, but few experts expected the academy to extend the prestigious award to a genre such as pop music.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nbcnews.com

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags