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

Fritz Vogelgsang

Translator, Journalist and Publicist
Born 1/3/1930
Deceased 22/10/2009

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1991
Laudatory Address by Hans-Martin Gauger
Acceptance Speech by Fritz Vogelgsang
Diploma

... der viele große Dichtungen Spaniens und Lateinamerikas in deutscher Sprache neu geschaffen und so für diese Sprache erobert hat.

Jury members
Kommission: Hanno Helbling, Friedhelm Kemp, Lea Ritter-Santini, Michael Walter, Hans Wollschläger

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums