Paul Simon Wins Polar Music Prize
Mon, 14 May 2012 14:02:08
Singer-songwriter Paul Simon has won the 2012 Polar Music Prize. The award is handed out to a pop and a classical artist each year. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma won as classical artist.
Simon and Yo-Yo Ma will receive one million Swedish kronor, which is a little less than 150,000 bucks at the ceremony in Stockholm on Aug. 28. Congrats to Paul and Yo-Yo Ma.
Simon was recognized since, with his music, he "has built bridges not only over troubled waters but over entire oceans by (re)joining the world's continents with his music. Paul Simon has compiled a library of songs which will remain open to future generations."
What is your favorite Paul Simon song?