Goethe Medal

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Goethe-Medal
Goethe-Medal

The Goethe Medal, also known as the Goethe-Medaille, is a yearly prize given by the Goethe Institute honoring non-Germans for meritorious contributions in the spirit of the Institute. It is an official decoration of the Federal Republic of Germany. The prize used to be given on March 22, the anniversary of Goethe's death. Since 2009, it has been given on August 28, the anniversary of Goethe's birth. The first awards were made in 1955. In the intervening years, through 2018, a total of 348 women and men from 65 countries have been so honored.[1] Not to be confused with Goethe-Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft (1932–1944) and Goetheplakette der Stadt Frankfurt am Main.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goethe Medal". Goethe-Institut. 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018. 
  2. ^ "Goethe-Medaille, Die Preisträger 1955–2018" (PDF). Goethe-Institut. 2018. Retrieved 6 September 2018. 
  3. ^ Helbing, Michael (28 August 2018). "Verleihung der Goethe-Medaille an Heidi und Rolf Abderhalden in Weimar". Thüringer Allgemeine (in German). Erfurt. Retrieved 8 September 2018. 
  4. ^ "Komponist Péter Eötvös erhält Goethe-Medaille". Musik Heute. Berlin. 14 June 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018. 
  5. ^ "Kazakh Dissident Theater Director Arrested In Connection With Zhanaozen Riots". Radio Free Europe. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  6. ^ Flood, Alison (21 June 2011). "Germany honours Le Carré with Goethe Medal". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 8 September 2018. 
  7. ^ Hanimann, Joseph (8 April 2008). "S wie Sobel". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 8 September 2018. 
  8. ^ Gomori, George (31 March 2016). "Imre Kertész obituary". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 

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