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Bob Dylan wins [s]Musician[/s] Literature Nobel Prize

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Bob Dylan Nobel Prize

Dylan has told the committee he will not travel to Sweden to pick up his prize. He's busy.. they must be raging

Bet they now wished they had awarded the prize to Leonard Cohen instead.

This afternoon's Guardian report.
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Re: Bob Dylan wins [s]Musician[/s] Literature Nobel Prize

Well if he wants the prize and millions of cash, he does have to perform his Nobel lecture before June or else he loses it apparently.

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Re: Bob Dylan wins [s]Musician[/s] Literature Nobel Prize

I actually hope he won't go. Dylan style.

Is the Nobel prize contingent upon the lecture or just the money award (which he doesn't need)? I thought once you won the award, you won it. Will they backtrack on it?
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Re: Bob Dylan wins [s]Musician[/s] Literature Nobel Prize

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I actually hope he won't go. Dylan style.

Is the Nobel prize contingent upon the lecture or just the money award (which he doesn't need)? I thought once you won the award, you won it. Will they backtrack on it?
I have never heard them backtracking on it, but they do state that the Winner Lecture is the only requirement. It would seem that if one doesn't fit the only requirement one wouldn't receive the prize.
He won't be the first to not attend the ceremony, but 1.5ish million is quite a bit for anyone.
If it were me, I would perform a concert, which I would consider a lecture based on my work, and then donate the prize to some desirable cause in a grand novel poetic expression.
But I don't have to tell anyone here, I'm no Dylan.
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Re: Bob Dylan wins [s]Musician[/s] Literature Nobel Prize

He'll record a song and pay Uncle Sam a decent chunk of the 1.5million sek, unless he comes up with an evasion scheme
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Is the Nobel prize contingent upon the lecture or just the money award (which he doesn't need)? I thought once you won the award, you won it. Will they backtrack on it?
He did.

A private ceremony in Stockholm where he accepted the prize - pity he succumbed to the pressure. Although some still remained unhappy when he didn't mention the prize or say thank you to Sweden in the concert after, lol!
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