Sara Lownds & Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan and Sara Lowndes

Bob Dylan and Sara Lowndes  

Sara Lownds and Bob Dylan were married for 11 years. They dated for 3 years after getting together in 1962 and married on 22nd Nov 1965. 11 years later they divorced on 29th Jun 1977.

They had 5 children, Maria (54), Jesse Byron (50), Anna Lea (49), Samuel Isaac Abraham (48) and Jakob Luke (46).


Sara Lownds is a 76 year old American Actress. Born Shirley Marlin Noznisky on 28th October, 1939 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, she is famous for Former wife of Bob Dylan. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Bob Dylan is a 75 year old American Musician. Born Robert Allen Zimmerman on 24th May, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA and educated at Hibbing High School, Hibbing, Minnesota, USA, he is famous for The Times They Are A-Changin in a career that spans 1961–present and 1959–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1962 - 22nd Nov 1965 4 years, 11 months
Married22nd Nov 1965 - Jun 1977 12 years, 6 months
Total 1962 - Jun 1977 55 years, 10 months

(22 November 1965 - 29 June 1977) (divorced) (4 children) (1 adopted he adopted her daughter)
According to her then-stepson Peter Lownds, Sara met Dylan in Greenwich Village in late 1962 while driving around the Village in her MG sports car. "Her meeting with Bob was the reason [Sara left Hans] — he was famous, and she was very beautiful," says Lownds. She was not familiar with his music, and only vaguely knew who he was. Sara introduced Dylan and his manager Albert Grossman to D.A. Pennebaker, the director who would later film Don't Look Back
Aronowitz claims that shortly after meeting her, Dylan told her he planned to marry her. Lownds and Dylan became romantically involved sometime in late 1964; soon afterwards, Lownds and Dylan both moved in to separate rooms in New York's Hotel Chelsea to be near one another.
The pair wed in a secret ceremony on November 22, 1965, during a break in his tour. The marriage took place under an oak tree on a judge's lawn on Mineola, Long Island. The only other participants were Albert Grossman and a maid of honor for Sara. Their marriage remained a secret even to some of Dylan's closest friends until months afterwards, when the press caught wind of their union. Dylan reportedly "depended on her advice as if she were his astrologer, his oracle, his seer, his psychic guide. He would rely on her to tell him the best hour and the best day to travel."
Bob and Sara had four children: Jesse Byron Dylan January 6, 1966, Anna Lea July 11, 1967, Samuel Isaac Abraham July 30, 1968, and Jakob Luke Dylan December 9, 1969. Dylan also adopted Maria Lownds (later Dylan, born October 21, 1961), Sara's daughter from her first marriage.
The marriage first became strained about April 1974 when Dylan began taking art classes from Norman Raeben, a 73-year-old Russian immigrant and former boxer who, according to Dylan, had been close friends with Soutine, Picasso, and Modigliani. Raeban's teaching methods radically changed the musician's way of thinking, and he would later tell an interviewer, "I went home after that first day and my wife never did understand me ever since that day. That's when our marriage started breaking up. She never knew what I was talking about, what I was thinking about, and I couldn't possibly explain it."
The couple's bitter divorce was finalized on June 29, 1977. Tensions remained between the two for several years afterwards, but they eventually made up; in 1983, they even considered remarriage.[A photo taken by Sara of Bob in Jerusalem on the occasion of their son's bar mitzvah around 1982 would later become the record cover for his album Infidels.
Maria Lowndes Dylan October 21st 1961(Bob adopted her)
Jakob Dylan December 9th 1969 Jesse Dylan January 6th 1966
Anna Leigh Dylan July 11th 1967 Samuel Abraham Dylan July 30th 1968

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Relationship Timeline

29th June, 1977 - Divorce

June, 1977 - Breakup

9th December, 1969 - Child

30th July, 1968 - Child

11th July, 1967 - Child

6th January, 1966 - Child

22nd November, 1965 - Marriage

1962 - Hookup

21st October, 1961 - Child

Couple Comparison

Sara Lownds
Bob Dylan
Sara Lownds
Bob Dylan
Age (at start of relationship)
Hair Color
Brown - Dark
Brown - Dark
Eye Color
Brown - Dark


MariaFemale21st October, 196155 years old
Jesse ByronMale6th January, 196650 years old
Anna LeaFemale11th July, 196749 years old
Samuel Isaac AbrahamMale30th July, 196848 years old
Jakob LukeMale9th December, 196946 years old


Posted commentsView all comments (2)

mrs dylanOct 1, 2008

I wouldnt mind one bit to be dating bob as a matter of fact i give my all to have him i love you bob very every much

SaraFeb 9, 2007

Bob was married to sara dylan from 65-77 and he had 4 children with her- Jesse, Anna, sam, and Jakob. he has another daughter with carol dennis named desiree in 1986 they were married from 86-92 he also dated margie rogerson he never dated edie sedgwick

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