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 2016

The German Academy for Language and Literature is awarding the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2016 (prize for translation) to Anne Weber for her translations from French.
The prize carries a cash award of 15000 €.

The Voß prize will be presented during the Academy’s spring conference in Koethen (21.–23.4.2016).

Awardees

Elisabeth Edl

Elisabeth Edl

Literary scholar and Translator
Born 16/10/1956
Member since 2009

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2005
Laudatory Address by Andreas Isenschmid
Acceptance Speech by Elisabeth Edl
Diploma

... für ihr vielfältiges übersetzerisches Werk aus dem Französischen, insbesondere aber wegen der eleganten Präzision ihrer Neuübersetzung von Stendhals ›Le Rouge et le Noir‹...

Jury members
Kommission: Heinrich Detering, Joachim Kalka, Friedhelm Kemp, Werner von Koppenfels, Ilma Rakusa, Lea Ritter-Santini, Michael Walter

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums