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

Elmar Tophoven

Translator
Born 6/3/1923
Deceased 23/4/1989
Member since 1977

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1972
Acceptance Speech by Elmar Tophoven
Diploma

... dem Wegbereiter Samuel Becketts in Deutschland.

Jury members
Kommission: Hans Bender, Hans Hennecke, Horst Rüdiger, Fritz Usinger

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums