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 Rechel-Mertens

Teacher of Romance languages and Translator
Born 7/3/1895
Deceased 12/10/1981

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1966
Acceptance Speech by Eva Rechel-Mertens
Diploma

... insbesondere als Anerkennung für die Übertragung des großen Romanwerkes von Marcel Proust.

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

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums