Bob Dylan will give a cash prize only after reading the Nobel lecture
American musician and poet Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel prize for literature 2016, will not receive a monetary reward from the Swedish Academy until you read the traditional Nobel lecture.
About this in his blog “the life of the Academy,” wrote the Secretary of the institution Sara Danius, reports TASS on Tuesday, March 28.
The deadline for lecture — June 10. The size of the cash prize Dylan is eight million Swedish kronor ($911 thousand US dollars).
Danius said that Dylan was in any case remain the Nobel prize for literature.
The Swedish Academy awarded musician award with the formulation “For the creation of a new poetic expression in the American song tradition” 13 Oct 2016. Later it was reported that members of the Committee are unable to communicate personally with Dylan because he “slept before the concert.” Later, the musician explained that the award is a great honor for him, but to come to the ceremony he could not because of employment.