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

Heinz von Sauter

Heinz von Sauter

Writer, Translator and
Born 2/3/1910
Deceased 30/3/1988

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1982
Laudatory Address by Peter de Mendelssohn
Acceptance Speech by Heinz von Sauter
Diploma

... für seine Übertragung der Werke und Briefe Giacomo Casanovas, in der Sprachsinn und Geschichtssinn glücklich zusammenwirken...

Jury members
Kommission: Jan Aler, Roger Bauer, Hermann Lenz, Horst Rüdiger, Elmar Tophoven

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums