Bob Dylan

December 7th, 2020: Bob Dylan sells his entire songwriting catalog of more than 600 songs to the Universal Music Publishing Group for over $300 million.

An influential American singer-songwriter who began as a folk singer associated with the protest movements of the 1960s with folk songs “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Times They Are a-Changin”.

By 1965 Dylan had moved toward pop music with “Like a Rolling Stone” but went on to explore many musical styles including country and gospel music.

His song-writing is innovative for being introspective and personal and his songs have been widely covered by other musicians.

Born: May 24, 1941
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Age: 80 years old

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