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Bob Dylan will collect his Nobel "if it's at all possible"

Updated: Oct 30, 2016 14:01 IST

London [UK], Oct. 30 (ANI): Bob Dylan, who has finally responded to his Nobel Prize win after a long silence, recently stated that he would "absolutely" go to the ceremony if "at all possible".

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, the 75-year-old musician said, "Absolutely [I will go to the ceremony]. If it's at all possible."

A couple of weeks ago, Dylan was announced the winner of ' Nobel Prize for Literature' for having "created new poetic expressions with the great American tradition". However, he caused controversy after he failed to speak publicly about it and reportedly refused to answer any calls from the Nobel committee.

By the award, the 'Blowin in the Wind' hitmaker will receive a cheque for 7,50,000 pounds from the King of Sweden, King Carl XVI Gustav.

"It's hard to believe. [It's] amazing, incredible. Whoever dreams about something like that?" he said.

Meanwhile, the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy Sara Danius has compared the works of the 'Like a Rolling Stone' artist to that of the ancient Greeks.

"If you look back, far back, 2,500 years or so, you discover Homer and Sappho, and they wrote poetic texts that were meant to be listened to, they were meant to be performed, often together with instruments, and it's the same way with Bob Dylan," she said.

"But we still read Homer and Sappho. and we enjoy it, and same thing with Bob Dylan. He can be read, and should be read," the secretary added.

The official ceremony for the prize distribution will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 10. (ANI)

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