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

Edwin Maria Landau

Translator and Publisher
Born 20/9/1904
Deceased 2/1/2001

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1977
Laudatory Address by Peter Grotzer
Acceptance Speech by Edwin Maria Landau
Diploma

... für seine von großem Einfühlungsvermögen zeugenden Übertragungen schwieriger Texte der französischen Bühnenliteratur...

Jury members
Kommission: Hans Hennecke, Hermann Lenz, Horst Rüdiger, Harald Weinrich, Ernst Zinn

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums