Translations from, to and within South Eastern Europe


Orelli, Giorgio


orelli giorgioGiorgio Orelli, born in 1921 in Airolo, was a Swiss writer, poet, and translator. He studied at the University of Freiburg in Switzerland and was a student of the Italian Romance philologist Gianfranco Contini. Later on he taught Italian Literature in Bellinzona. He contributed to a number of literary magazines and moreover became famous for his translations of Goethe and Andri Peer. He received many awards for his work, including the Great Schiller Prize in 1988. Giorgio Orelli died in 2013 in Bellinzona.

Beginning of the lyric series tradukita poezio

28_tradukitaIn 2010, in cooperation with the publishing house Edition Korrespondenzen, TRADUKI initiated the poetry series tradukita poezio in order to present distinguished poets from Southeast Europe in their first translations to German. All books in the series are superbly translated and carefully edited bilingual editions.

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