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.

Prize Winner 2017

Jens Bisky is awarded the »Johann-Heinrich-Merck-Preis für literarische Kritik und Essay« 2017. The prize giving ceremony will take place in Darmstadt on October, 28.

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