Max Frisch Prize 2014
The 2014 Max Frisch Prize awarded by the city of Zurich at the request of the Max Frisch Foundation goes to the Austrian writer Robert Menasse. The foundation council of the Max Frisch Foundation gave the following reasons for the award:
"The prize is presented in recognition of the comprehensive and wide-ranging complete works of Robert Menasse, in particular his novels and essays that reconcile in an outstanding manner literary craftsmanship, intellectual acuity, political commitment and historical awareness."
With the Mayoress Corine Mauch, Robert Menasse, Martin Meyer (cultural editor of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung) and the Kaleidoscope String Quartet (Simon Heggendorn, Ronny Spiegel, David Schnee, Solme Hong)
Sunday, 11 May, 11.00
Schauspielhaus Zurich (Pfauen)
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