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

Hans Wolf

Hans Wolf

Translator and Writer
Born 9/11/1949

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2003
Laudatory Address by Werner von Koppenfels
Acceptance Speech by Hans Wolf
Diploma

Sein schöpferischer Elan, eigensinnig und sprachmächtig, trifft die verschiedensten Tonlagen von Vergangenheit und Gegenwart...

Jury members
Kommission: Heinrich Detering, Joachim Kalka, Friedhelm Kemp, Werner von Koppenfels, Ilma Rakusa, Lea Ritter-Santini, Michael Walter

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