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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature prize

October 13, 2016 - 4:53 AM

STOCKHOLM - Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

In making the announcement today in Stockholm, the Nobel committee cited the legendary American singer-songwriter "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”

Dylan has recorded a vast number of albums which have had a huge impact on popular music — many of them delving into such topics as the social conditions of man, religion, politics and love.

Dylan is also an artist, actor and scriptwriter.

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