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

Harry Rowohlt

Harry Rowohlt

Writer, Journalist, Translator and Actor
Born 27/3/1945
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Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1999
Laudatory Address by Herbert Heckmann
Acceptance Speech by Harry Rowohlt
Diploma

... der ein untrügliches Gespür für Wortwitz und Bedeutungsnuancen besitzt...

Jury members
Kommission: Joachim Kalka, Friedhelm Kemp, Werner von Koppenfels, Roswitha Matwin-Buschmann, Lea Ritter-Santini, Michael Walter

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