BOB DYLAN 70th BIRTHDAY IN GERMANY (Spring 2011)
The 70th birthday of Bob Dylan was celebrated in several places in Germany; here are some documents and information about these special events.
There was also a two-month exhibition called DYLAN IN EISENBERG, see here.
ZUM 70. GEBURTSTAG -BOB DYLAN, SONGPOET, IDOL, PROPHET: two-day event in Munich on 18 and 19 March 2011, with various speeches, film showings... celebrating and analysing Bob Dylan, organised by the Bavarian Catholic Academy. Special thank you to Hanns-Peter Bushoff for this item and information.
BOB DYLAN ZUM 70. GEBURTSTAG: Mainz event, 14 April 2011; speech and discussion held by three German academics and Dylan experts, took place at the Mainz Akademie Der Wissenschaften Und Der Literatur. Special thank you to Hanns-Peter Bushoff for this item and information.
FESTIVAL ZUM 70. GEBURTSTAG VON BOB DYLAN, BIRTHDAY GREETINGS FROM COLOGNE is a festival that took place in Cologne, from 12 May till 3 June 2011 to celebrate the 70th birthday of Bob Dylan. The Cologne Festival included beside film showings several tribute concerts with students of the faculty Jazz/Pop, German bands Erdmöbel etc., talks like "When I Paint My Masterpiece" on May 25th, a painting exhibition with motifs from the Theme Time Radio Hour, lectures. There were also radio broadcasts on the German radio station WDR5.
Special thank you to Joseph Pohlschneider for this item and information.