In October this year, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. American musician got this high premium for the creation of a new poetic expression within the American song. An official ceremony of awarding the Nobel Prize will take place on December 10 in Sweden. The amount of the remuneration is more than 900 thousand dollars.

According to the Swedish Academy, the musician sent a letter. He said about the impossibility of his presence at the official awards ceremony. Bob Dylan referred to earlier agreements, which he could not disturb. The singer said that he was honored to be the winner of this prestigious award.

“Even if Bob Dylan is not able to come to Stockholm in December, the Nobel Prize still belongs to him “- said the representatives of the Academy. For receiving the award, American rock musician has to conduct just one lecture in the Swedish capital within six months. This is the only condition for all the award winners.

Another candidate for the prize for a literature of Alfred Nobel was the famous Japanese writer Haruki Murakami.