Paul McCartney chosen to receive prestigious Israeli honor the Wolf Prize

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney is one of nine honorees who will receive Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize in 2018, The Jerusalem Post reports.

The Wolf Foundation, the nonprofit organization that presents the awards, chose the former Beatles star for his contributions to music as “one of the greatest songwriters of all time.”

McCartney will split the $100,000 prize with Hungarian conductor Adam Fischer, whose resume includes the Vienna State Opera, the Dusseldorf Symphony and the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, among many others; Fischer is also a noted political activist.

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