Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis

The »Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis für Übersetzung« (Prize for Translation) has been awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature since 1958 for the »outstanding achievements in translation,« with a particular emphasis on the translation of literature into German.
The prize is awarded annually at the spring conference of the German Academy.
The Johann Heinrich Voß Prize has been endowed with €15,000 since 2002.

Voss Prize 2019

The German Academy for Language and Literature is awarding the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2019 (prize for translation) to Kurt Steinmann for his translations from classical Greek and Latin.
The prize carries a cash award of 15000 €.

The Voß prize will be presented during the Academy’s spring conference in Biel/Bienne and Zurich (22.–25.5.2019).

Awardees

Anne Birkenhauer

Anne Birkenhauer

Translator
Born 1961

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2015
Laudatory Address by Felix Schneider
Acceptance Speech by Anne Birkenhauer
Diploma

... für ihre kenntnisreichen und kunstvollen Übertragungen aus dem Hebräischen.

Jury members
Kommission: Iso Camartin, Elisabeth Edl, Aris Fioretos, Zsuzsanna Gahse, Per Øhrgaard, Ilma Rakusa und Michael Walter

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums