>> In the end, he remained a no show, but 60s music icon Bob Dylan sent a message, thanking the Swedish Academy for awarding him the Nobel Prize for Literature. An honor he says was about as likely as quote, standing on the moon. His speech read by the US ambassador to Sweden.
The media shy Dylan finally accepted the honor, but only after frustrating the Academy with weeks of silence, following the announcement of the award in October.. In his place, Patti Smith performed Dylan's A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall at the awards ceremony, but with some difficulty.
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