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.

Voss Prize 2021

The German Academy for Language and Literature is awarding the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2021 (prize for translation) to Barbara Kleiner for his translations from Italien.
The prize carries a cash award of 15000 €.

The Voß prize will be presented by July 11th 2021.

Awardees

Philippe Jaccottet

Philippe Jaccottet

Writer and Translator
Born 30/6/1925
Deceased 24/2/2021
Member since 1986

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1966
Acceptance Speech by Philippe Jaccottet
Diploma

... insbesondere als Anerkennung seiner Übertragung des großen Romanwerkes von Robert Musil in die französische Sprache.

Jury members
Kommission: Rudolf Hagelstange, Hans Hennecke, Karl Krolow, Horst Rüdiger, Walter Franz Schirmer, W. E. Süskind

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums