Bob Dylan (legally Robert Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. Often regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, Dylan has been a major figure in popular culture during a career spanning more than 60 years. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963) and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" (1964) became anthems for the civil rights and antiwar movements. His lyrics during this period incorporated a range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences, defying pop music conventions and appealing to the burgeoning counterculture.
Following his self-titled debut album in 1962, which comprised mainly traditional folk songs, Dylan made his breakthrough as a songwriter with the release of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan the following year. The album features "Blowin' in the Wind" and the...
|Also performed as||Robert Milkwood ThomasTedham PorterhouseJack Frost|
|Born||24 May 1941 (Age: 81), in Duluth|
Sara Dylan (1965-1977)
Carolyn Dennis (1986-1990)
|Children||Desiree Gabrielle Dennis‐DylanJakob DylanJesse Dylan|
|Role(s)||ProducerHarmonicaGuitarAcoustic GuitarElectric GuitarOrganPianoHarpKeyboard|
|Label(s)||ColumbiaCBSLegacyMobile Fidelity Sound LabSony Records InternationalCBS/SonyHollow HornSony MusicSony RecordsCrystal Cat Records|
|Label management||Big Sky Music (label founder)Ram's Horn Music (label founder)Dwarf Music (label founder)Special Rider Music (label founder)Egyptian Records (label founder)|