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

Verena Reichel

Verena Reichel

Translator
Born 21/3/1945

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2008
Laudatory Address by Lars Gustafsson
Acceptance Speech by Verena Reichel
Diploma

... deren feinsinniger Übertragungskunst es gelingt, die Treue zum Original zu wahren, zugleich jedoch einen literarisch überzeugenden deutschen Text zu gewinnen.

Jury members
Kommission: Ralph Dutli, Joachim Kalka, Friedhelm Kemp, Werner von Koppenfels, Per Øhrgaard, Ilma Rakusa, Michael Walter

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums