Bob Dylan – Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

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Bob Dylan, the name will remain green in world history as Nobel Prize winner in Literature in 2016. The name is announced by Nobel Swedish academy for the excellence contribution in

NameBob Dylan
Date of BirthMay 24, 1941 (age 75), Duluth, Minnesota, United States
ParentsAbram Zimmerman,Beatty Zimmerman
SiblingsDavid Zimmerman
EducationUniversity of Minnesota, Public university in Minneapolis, Minnesota
SpouseCarolyn Dennis (m. 1986–1992), Sara Dylan (m. 1965–1977)
ChildernJakob Dylan, Jesse Dylan, Anna Dylan, Maria Dylan, Sam Dylan, Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan
Net worth$80 Million

music. He has shown the world in redefining the limits of Literature in conventional American tradition of song.

Childhood of Bobbob-childhood

Bob Dylan took birth on 24th of May, 1941. His birthplace was Duluth in Minnesota. He was named as Robert Allen Zimmerman. He was brought up in Hibbing, Minnesota. He has one brother, David. His father was Abram Zimmerman and mother was Beatrice Stone, they both came from interdependent Jewish community.

Early Life of  an Awesome Singerbob-as-a-little-drumer

Bob loved listening music from his childhood and he spent long hours listening to songs of radio. He went to Hibbing High School and he played different bands as a student.bob-dylan-childhood-poem-in-teens

He had taken admission into University of Minnesota in the year 1959.

He started to perform at coffee houses when he was in university. Day by day, he got acknowledgment as singer and became popular as active member of Dinkytown folk music troupe.

Career Growth And Milestones of his Journeyfirst-music-album-in-1962-by-bob

He became Bob Dylan from Robert Allen Zimmerman in the starting of his singing career. He left college in 1960 and set off for New York City in the year 1961 as he wanted to grow his career in field of music.

His first music album was named as Bob Dylan and come out in the year 1962. It was a folk song album and 2 songs were composed by Dylan. Though, the album was unable to get attention.

His next album was “The Freewheelin Bob Dylan and released in 1963. It was a big hit in United States as well as United Kingdom. The songs were made on the themes of love, protest, blues and social massages which touched many hearts along with renowned singers.

Over 1960s, he got immense popularity as singer and song writer. He got involved in civil right movement during these years. His single, “Like a Rolling Stone” was released in 1965 and got the first rank in UK song charts.bob-dylan-recorded-like-a-rolling-stone

Bob emerged in film in 1973 and starred in western drama, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. He had sung couple of songs for the film. Though, the film was flop one.

Later, he set off for one year long world tour with eight piece band and 3 backing singers in 1978. He sang in various concerts in Europe, Japan and US and performed in total 114 concerts. He earned more over $20 million from this tour. He had toured for many times with different bands and musicians later on. Tom Petty and Heartbreakers accompanied him from 1986 to 87.one-year-long-world-tour

Some of his excellence music hits are,

  • Infidels album, 1983
  • Knocked out Loaded, 1986
  • Oh Mercy, 1989.
  • Time Out of Mind, 1997
  • Tempest, 2012
  • Shadows in the Night and Fallen Angels, 2015

Achievements and Hights of Careernobel-prize-receiving-by-bob

Bob Dylan is eleven times recipient of Grammy Awards.

He received Academy Award for Wonder Boys in 2000.

He got Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, May.

He is the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016.

Personal Lifebob-dylan-sara-dylan

He was married to Sara Lownds in 1965 and had 4 children from this marriage. Though, he divorced in 1977.bob-dylan-with-wife-carolyn-dennis

He again got married to Carolyn Dennis in 1986 and divorced in 1992. He had one daughter with this marriage.

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