Bob Dylan

Born Robert Allen Zimmerman, this musician and songwriter is one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, musically and culturally.

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Birthplace:

Duluth (Raised in Hibbing, Minn.)

Age:

73

School:

Enrolled at University of Minnesota in 1959.

Awards:

Eleven Grammys, one Academy Award and one Golden Globe. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame. In May 2012, one of 13 honorees to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Bob Dylan tells AARP magazine: 'If I had to do it all over again, I'd be a schoolteacher'

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 23 2015 - 8:09 AM

NEW YORK — Bob Dylan says if he weren't a musician, he would be a teacher.The 73-year-old is on the cover of AARP magazine's February/March issue. He says in an interview that "if I had to...

Crooner or croaky voiced? Dylan to release album of Sinatra tunes

BLOG POST Updated: Dec 10 2014 - 3:05 AM

Is he a crooner or just a croaky voiced geezer? Those questions will be answered when Bob Dylan releases what might be the most unusual album in a long career of surprises—a collection of songs...

Night 2 of Bob Dylan at the Orpheum Theatre

BLOG POST Updated: Nov 6 2014 - 3:38 AM

Exact same songs but somehow it felt different on Wednesday.Yes, Night 2 of Bob Dylan’s three-night stand at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis felt different from the opening...

Bob Dylan's homecoming concert shows off recent material

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 5 2014 - 9:21 AM

Don’t look back, Bob Dylan — at least, not too far back.You returned to the Orpheum Theatre — the place you used to own from 1979 to 1988 — on Tuesday night and you...

Bob Dylan previews new album with song made famous by Sinatra

BLOG POST Updated: May 14 2014 - 3:08 AM

Looks like Bob Dylan will drop a new album this year.In his typical cryptic fashion, there’s a photo of him on his website and the words “Shadows in the Night.” Rollingstone.com...

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  • Forever Bob Dylan

    Accolades pile up. New, young fans fill audiences. Acclaim greets the latest album. But Bob Dylan remains very much a boy from the North Country.  Full storyFull story Updated Mar. 17, 2014

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