Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel  [ Germany ]


Portrait Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel
© Hartwig Klappert

Guest 2014.


Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Reise ans Ende der Nacht


Reinbek, 2003

Denis Diderot

Jacques der Fatalist und sein Herr

Matthes & Seitz

Berlin, 2013

Yasmina Reza

Glücklich die Glücklichen


München, 2014

[Ü zs. mit Frank Heibert]

Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel

born in 1959 in Berlin. He is one of Germany’s most respected translators and has translated several well-known literary works from French, Norwegian and Italian, including works by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Yasmina Reza, Michel Houellebecq, Jean Echenoz, Marie Darrieussecq, Jon Fosse, Camus, Ibsen and Diderot. He is also Chairman of the Association of German-speaking Literary Translators (VdÜ). He has received the Jane Scatcherd Prize and the Paul Celan Prize among others. Schmidt-Henkel lives in Berlin.

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