Schrey-Vasara, Gabriele

Born in Rheydt, Rhineland, in 1953, Gabriele Schrey-Vasara studied Romance philology, History and Finno-Ugric studies at the University of Göttingen 1972-1978.

She has been living in Helsinki since 1979. She worked as a librarian between 1987 and 2011, from 2011 to 2021 library director of the German Library Helsinki. Co-editor of the Jahrbuch für Finnisch-Deutsche Literaturbeziehungen.

Freelance translator from Finnish and Swedish to German since 1981. Finnish State Prize for Foreign Translators 2008.

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    Die Albatros (Translation of chapter 13 from "Alastalon salissa" from Finnish)
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