Jack White Named Honorary Dean Of Mexican University
Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.05.2013
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Rolling Stone reports that Jack White was named an Honorary Dean at the Fermatta Music Academy in Mexico City. On August 22, he made a surprise appearance at the Academy's 20th anniversary celebration to talk about his family, the influence of Detroit on his life and the technical aspects of songwriting. The speech was delivered to a crowd of over 150 students and members of the local media.
He said: "The sense of being a musician is making art, and I do not care whether it is solo or as part of a collective project. At all times, I seek to express myself, and different circumstances of my life could also become multiple creative and stylistic channels."
He was also given a Lifetime Achievement Award, where he was introduced by singer/songwriter Elan. He is the first musician to be given the Honorary Dean title in the Academy's history.