Honouring Bob

Jun 06, 2013, 05:23 IST | The Centre Stage Team

American singer Bob Dylan will soon be awarded France's highest distinction, the Legion d'Honneur, after the nod of the Legion d'Honneur's council.

CS tells you more about the legend:
>>  Bob received France’s highest cultural award, the Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1990.

>> Early in his career, Bob used the stage name Elston Gunn. 

>> At Hibbing High School, the piano that he played on stage is currently the same one that the school uses during drama performances. 

>> Bob’s favourite film is Shoot the Piano Player by François Truffaut. 

>> He is a vegetarian.

>> Between the ages of 10 and 18, Bob ran away from home seven times. 

>> He is a big fan of Elvis Presley and the films of John Ford.  

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