Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
World

Nobel Academy Member Calls Bob Dylan's Silence 'Arrogant'

Wastberg said the academy still hopes to communicate with the 75-year-old artist

Bob Dylan, photo: AP/Matt Sayles
11 months ago

STOCKHOLM — A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the U.S. singer-songwriter’s silence since receiving the honor is “impolite and arrogant.”

Per Wastberg said Dylan’s lack of reaction was predictable but disrespectful nonetheless. He was quoted telling the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter in Saturday’s edition: “One can say that it is impolite and arrogant. He is who he is.”

Wastberg said the academy still hopes to communicate with the 75-year-old artist, whose award credits him with creating “new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”

The academy says it has failed to reach Dylan since the award announcement Oct. 13. It was mentioned on Dylan’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts.

The prize will be officially conferred Dec. 10 in Stockholm.

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
World

Russia: Relations with US Poor Over 'Rus ...

14 hours ago
Business

Not Home? Walmart Wants to Walk in and S ...

14 hours ago
Living

Post-Quake Threats: How to Avoid Them

15 hours ago
World

Turkey says It Won't Accept Kurdish Inde ...

15 hours ago
Most Popular

7.1 Magnitude Quake Kills 139 as Buildui ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico

Oaxaca Struck by 6.2 Quake

By The News
Mexico

How You're Helping This Weekend

By Federico Rojas Frias
Living

Earthquake Death Toll Continues to Rise

By The News
Mexico

UAEM Recognizes University Researchers

By The News
Mexico