Nick Cave Receives Honorary Degree from University of Brighton

Nick Cave Receives Honorary Degree from University of Brighton

The University of Brighton bestowed Nicholas Edward Cave with an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree. He received the award last Thursday “in recognition of services to the arts and his patronage of CineCity, the annual Brighton Film Festival.” (link)

Nick Cave - Brighton Honourary Degree

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Anne Boddington, dean of the faculty of arts, said: “We are fortunate that Nick Cave is not only resident in the city but has chosen to contribute to its creative life as a performer, musician and singer, as a writer and as a patron of CineCity.”

The 54-year-old was born in Australia but now lives in Hove. He is best known for his releases as Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, as well as collaborations with Kylie Minogue and PJ Harvey. He has also written two novels, including The Death of Bunny Munro, which is set in and around Brighton. (link)

This is Dr. Nicholas Edward Cave’s third honorary degree. He has also been awarded,  “a Doctor of Laws in 2008 by Monash University, the university he dropped out from in 1977 when he was studying fine arts, and he was also awarded another Doctor of Laws by Dundee University.” (link)

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