Bob Dylan sells personal archive
tulsa - Bob Dylan has sold his personal archive at the University of Tulsa, in the US state of Oklahoma. More than 6,000 items are thus accessible to researchers and can be used for exhibitions.
The now 74-year-old singer-songwriter wears a mountain notes after a career of 55 years, poems, texts, master tapes, photos and hundreds of hours of film material. Most of it has never been viewed by others. The University and the George Kaiser Foundation, which financially supported the sale, would not say what they paid for the collection. The newspaper The New York Times, however, writes that Dylan converted between 13 and 18 million euros in the last decade.
Dylan welcomed the transfer. He is happy that his archive has found a home. Earlier he sold some loose pieces. So he cashed approximately 1.8 million in 2014 for a handwritten version of his hit song Like a Rolling Stone. One of his electric guitars were in 2013 accounted for over 900 000.
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