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.

Awardees

Barbara Kleiner

Barbara Kleiner

Translator
Born 17/2/1952

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2021
Laudatory Address by Iso Camartin
Acceptance Speech by Barbara Kleiner
Diploma

Mit ihren Übertragungen von etwa Ippolito Nievo, Italo Svevo oder Primo Levi hat sie zentrale Werke des italienischen Literaturkanons neu erschlossen...

Jury members
Daniel Göske, Susanne Lange, Gabriele Leupold, Terézia Mora, Ernst Osterkamp, Ulf Stolterfoht und Anne Weber