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 2019

The German Academy for Language and Literature is awarding the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2019 (prize for translation) to Kurt Steinmann for his translations from classical Greek and Latin.
The prize carries a cash award of 15000 €.

The Voß prize will be presented during the Academy’s spring conference in Biel/Bienne and Zurich (22.–25.5.2019).

Awardees

Ralph Dutli

Ralph Dutli

Writer and Translator
Born 25/9/1954
Member since 1995
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Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2006
Laudatory Address by Jochen-Ulrich Peters
Acceptance Speech by Ralph Dutli
Diploma

... für sein reiches und vielfältiges Übersetzungswerk, insbesondere für seine Übertragungen aus dem Russischen, unter denen wiederum seine zehnbändige Ausgabe der Werke von Ossip Mandelstam hervorragt...

Jury members
Kommission: Heinrich Detering, Joachim Kalka, Friedhelm Kemp, Werner von Koppenfels, Ilma Rakusa, Lea Ritter-Santini, Michael Walter

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums