Dylan, 75, was conceived on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota.
Press release from the Swedish Academy @bobdylan awarded 2016 #NobelPrize in Literature: https://t.co/fPsRtG97r7 pic.twitter.com/Il0xdIfJo2
— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 13, 2016
He is the main American to win the Nobel Prize in literature since Toni Morrison in 1993. Past famous American laureates in the literature classification incorporate William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck.
Granting the 8 million Swedish crown ($930,000) prize, the Swedish Academy said: “Dylan has the status of a symbol. His impact on contemporary music is significant.”
Dylan will get his honor on December tenth in Stockholm, Sweden