Petrarch Prize

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The Petrarca Prize was named after Francesco Petrarca and founded by Hubert Burda , an international literary prize that was awarded to contemporary poets and translators from 1975 to 1999 and from 2010 to 2014 . The successor was the Hermann Lenz Prize from 1999 to 2009 , and the Petrarca Prize again from 2010 to 2014. From 1987 to 1995 there was also the Petrarch Translator Award for literary translations .

The first jury in 1975 included Bazon Brock , Nicolas Born , Peter Handke and Michael Krüger , and since 2010 Peter Handke, Michael Krüger, Alfred Kolleritsch and Peter Hamm have been the jury members. The endowment was 20,000 euros, which could be divided among several award winners.

Award winners

Petrarch Translator Award Winner

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Neue Zürcher Zeitung of May 16, 2014