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

Ernest Wichner

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Translator and Writer
Born 17/4/1952

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2020
Laudatory Address by Lothar Müller
Acceptance Speech by Ernest Wichner
Diploma
Audio/Video

Seit 1990 erscheinen in stetem Rhythmus von ihm virtuos übertragende Werke der rumänischen Literatur...

Jury members
Iso Camartin, Elisabeth Edl, Aris Fioretos, Daniel Göske, Gabriele Leupold, Susanne Lange, Ernst Osterkamp