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Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in literature

2016-10-13 14:14
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Stockholm - Bob Dylan was named the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday in a stunning announcement that for the first time bestowed the prestigious award to someone primarily seen as a musician.

The Swedish Academy cited the American musician for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".

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.

The literature award was the last of this year's Nobel Prizes to be announced. The six awards will be handed out on 10 December, the anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel's death in 1896.

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