Bob Dylan, the legendary American songwriter, singer and artist won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. The legendary musician won hearts all over the globe with his influential music and was renowned for creating new poetic expressions.
Various celebrities and authors reacted on Dylan’s winning the prestigious award.
American actor and producer James Woods praised Dylan as a deserving candidate for the Nobel Prize. Apart from him, Americn author Stephen King, writer Salman Rushdie and US President Barack Obama also praised Dylan's songwriting skills.
Congratulations to one of my favorite poets, Bob Dylan, on a well-deserved Nobel. https://t.co/c9cnANWPCS— President Obama (@POTUS) October 13, 2016
Congratulations Bob Dylan! An inspired choice by the Nobel Committee for the Prize in Literature! My favorite writer;still "busy being born"
— Al Gore (@algore) October 13, 2016
From Orpheus to Faiz,song & poetry have been closely linked. Dylan is the brilliant inheritor of the bardic tradition.Great choice. #Nobel
— Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) October 13, 2016