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

Peter Urban

Peter Urban

Writer and Translator
Born 16/7/1941
Deceased 9/12/2013
Member since 2001

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1974
Acceptance Speech by Peter Urban
Diploma

Er übersetzte aus dem Russischen vor allem Anton Cechov und Velimir Chlebnikov sowie aus dem Tschechischen, aus dem Serbischen und aus dem Slowenischen.

Jury members
Kommission: Walter Helmut Fritz, Hans Hennecke, Horst Rüdiger, Fritz Usinger

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums