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

Michael Walter

Michael Walter

Translator
Born 4/1/1951
Member since 1988

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1989
Laudatory Address by Hans Wollschläger
Acceptance Speech by Michael Walter
Diploma

... ein Meister in der reichen Tradition der Literaturübersetzung...

Jury members
Kommission: Hanno Helbling, Friedhelm Kemp, Lea Ritter-Santini, Hans Wollschläger

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums