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

Zsuzsanna Gahse

Zsuzsanna Gahse

Writer and Translator
Born 27/6/1947
Member since 2011

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2010
Laudatory Address by Irene Weber Henking
Acceptance Speech by Zsuzsanna Gahse
Diploma

Zsuzsanna Gahse, die den bedeutendsten Sprachkünstlern unter den ungarischen Gegenwartsautoren zu einer deutschen Stimme verholfen hat...

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

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums