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

Friedhelm Kemp

Friedhelm Kemp

Writer and Translator
Born 11/12/1914
Deceased 3/3/2011
Member since 1980

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1963
Laudatory Address by Fritz Usinger
Acceptance Speech by Friedhelm Kemp
Diploma

... für seine umfangreiche Tätigkeit als Vermittler fremder Literaturen, besonders der zeitgenössischen französischen.

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

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums