[Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg, San Francisco, 1965, photo c. Larry Keenan]
Better late than never. Allen's letter to the Nobel Committee, from November 20, 1996 (sic):
"Dear Members of the Swedish Academy, For the Nobel Prize in Literature I propose
Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan is a American Bard & minstrel of XX Century, whose words have influenced many generations throughout the world. He deserves a Nobel Prize in recognition of his mighty & universal poetic powers"
Allen Ginsberg, Poet, Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters, Co-Director Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa Institute, Distinguished Professor of English,Brooklyn College."