'Bob Dylan’s Teenage Love Letters Going Under the Hammer

Love Letters Going Under the Hammer

The Hibbing,

Minnesota, boy — still known then as Bob Zimmerman — wrote the 42 letters totaling 150 pages to Barbara

The missives,

to be auctioned by RR Auction, have never before been made public and shed light

“This archive

is one of the most culturally important of the 20th century we have ever offered,”

The collection,

including a lavish Valentine’s card, is a “first-person account of Dylan’s formative years,”

Hewitt’s daughter

found the letters after her mother died in 2020

They, along

with the original envelopes addressed in Dylan’s handwriting, are being offered as a single

RR Auction

is not releasing the exact content of the letters ahead of time, but they deal

Dylan, now

81, also included snippets of poetry and professed his love for Hewitt

Perhaps most

impressively, he also imagined his future success

“They really

give an insight into how he’s going to present himself,” Livingston said

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