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

Roswitha Matwin-Buschmann

Roswitha Matwin-Buschmann

Translator
Born 20/6/1939
Member since 1994

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 1993
Laudatory Address by Karl Dedecius
Acceptance Speech by Roswitha Matwin-Buschmann
Diploma

Ihre Übersetzungen aus slawischen Sprachen, vor allem aus dem Polnischen, zeichnen Genauigkeit und Leidenschaft aus.

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

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums