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

Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse

Writer, Translator and Publicist
Born 2/3/1925
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Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1968
Acceptance Speech by Eva Hesse
Diploma

... hat uns die Dichtung der neuen Amerikaner E. E. Cummings, Archibald MacLeish und Ezra Pound erschlossen.

Jury members
Kommission: Rudolf Hagelstange, Hans Hennecke, Karl Krolow, Horst Rüdiger, Walter Franz Schirmer, W. E. Süskind

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums