Johann-Heinrich-Merck-Preis

The »Johann-Heinrich-Merck-Preis für literarische Kritik und Essay« (Prize for Literary Criticism and Essay Writing) has been awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature since 1964, financed by the Darmstadt-based Merck pharmaceutical company.
It is awarded annually at the autumn conference of the German Academy in Darmstadt. The Johann Heinrich Merck Prize has been endowed with €20,000 since 2013.

Awardees

Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt

Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt

Musicologist and Music critic
Born 1/11/1901
Deceased 15/8/1988
Member since 1977

Johann-Heinrich-Merck-Preis 1973
Acceptance Speech by Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt
Diploma

Er läßt moderne wie klassische Musik in der Beschreibung durchsichtig werden.

Jury members
Juryvorsitz: Präsident Karl Krolow
Vizepräsidenten Horst Rüdiger, Dolf Sternberger, Wolfgang Weyrauch, Beisitzer Horst Bienek, Walter Helmut Fritz, Rudolf Hagelstange, Carl Linfert, Hans Scholz, Gerhard Storz