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Bob Dylan voted in

Bob Dylan performs during the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles. The century-old American Academy of Arts and Letters on Monday, March 11, 2013 said that Dylan has become the first rock star to join the ranks of its artists, who include Philip Roth and Jasper Johns. If he lived in England, he’d surely be Sir Bob Dylan. The most influential songwriter of his time has become the first rock star voted into the elite, century-old American Academy of Arts and Letters, where artists range from Philip Roth to Jasper Johns and categories include music, literature and visual arts. According to executive director Virginia Dajani, officials couldn’t decide whether he belonged for his words or for his music, so they settled on making him an honorary member, joining such previous choices as Meryl Streep, Woody Allen and a filmmaker who has made a documentary about Dylan, Martin Scorsese. “The boar

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