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Where is Bob Dylan? Nobel Academy is looking

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 00:56

The Nobel Academy is looking for Bob Dylan to give him his cash award for winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, but the music icon is nowhere to be found. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Where IS Bob Dylan? That's what the Nobel Academy wants to know. Their permanent secretary, Sara Danius, says she has contacted Dylan's "closest collaborator" to make sure Dylan - as this year's Nobel Literature prize winner - gets his $900,000 in award money. She says friendly replies have been received, but so far, Dylan has yet to be found. (SOUNDBITE)(Swedish) PERMANENT SECRETARY OF THE SWEDISH ACADEMY, SARA DANIUS, SAYING: "The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan (AUDIO OF APPLAUSE) The 75-year-old won the prize for quote, "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." He's the first singer-songwriter to win the honor. But Dylan has remained silent about the award, the hype and congratulations left blowing in the wind.

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Where is Bob Dylan? Nobel Academy is looking

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 00:56