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.

Voss Prize 2019

The German Academy for Language and Literature is awarding the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2019 (prize for translation) to Kurt Steinmann for his translations from classical Greek and Latin.
The prize carries a cash award of 15000 €.

The Voß prize will be presented during the Academy’s spring conference in Biel/Bienne and Zurich (22.–25.5.2019).

Awardees

Gabriele Leupold

Gabriele Leupold

Translator
Born 11/3/1954
Member since 2017

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2012
Laudatory Address by Ralph Dutli
Acceptance Speech by Gabriele Leupold
Diploma

Gabriele Leupold, der sensiblen und wagemutigen Übersetzerin, die durch ihre Arbeit seit vielen Jahren den deutschen Lesern die russische Literatur näherbringt...

Jury members
Kommission: Ralph Dutli, Elisabeth Edl, Hanns Grössel, Joachim Kalka, Per Øhrgaard, Ilma Rakusa, Henning Ritter

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums