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  • Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman and raised in Hibbing, a mining town in northern Minnesota, in a middle-class Jewish family.

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  • That Hibbing, Minn., native who was born Robert Allen Zimmerman but has been known as Bob Dylan since he first started performing in New York's Greenwich Village some 50 years ago -- and who has lived in Los Angeles probably longer than anywhere else -- turns 70 on May 24.

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  • Folk IconThe man the world knows simply as Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman to middle class Jewish parents in Hibbing, Minnesota, on May 24, 1941.

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  • Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman into a Jewish family (he had his bar mitzvah in 1954).

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  • Yup, the pride of Hibbing, Minnesota was born Robert Allen Zimmerman.

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  • Born in 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, as Robert Allen Zimmerman, Bob Dylan's career boasts over 40 albums and numerous awards, including Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Awards. (Sofia News Agency)

  • Diamond was born on January 24, 1941, four months before Robert Allen Zimmerman. - Articles related to Culture capital Istanbul wakes up

  • But "Bob Dylan" was as much the artistic invention (fiction) of Robert Allen Zimmerman as Ziggy Stardust was of David Robert Jones, alias David Bowie.

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  • Born into an industrious middle-class family of Reform Jews in Duluth, Minnesota, Robert Allen Zimmerman gave his first concert in 1946 - a brief affair consisting of one song and an encore.

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  • "I would gouge my eyes out, and cut my ears off before attending a Robert Allen Zimmerman concert."

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