Bob Dylan B Dylan, B, Dylan, B. Dilan, B. Dylan, B. DylandBorn: May 24, 1941, Duluth, Minnesota, USA; singer, songwriter, "song and dance man". Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1982 and the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 (Performer). Winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature. Father of Jesse Dylan and Jakob Dylan (first marriage). Married Carolyn Dennis on 4 June 1986, divorced on 7 August 1990.