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

Kurt Steinmann

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Translator
Born 8/6/1945

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2019
Laudatory Address by Hans-Albrecht Koch
Acceptance Speech by Kurt Steinmann
Diploma

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Jury members
Iso Camartin, Elisabeth Edl, Aris Fioretos, Daniel Göske, Susanne Lange, Ernst Osterkamp