Urban-Halle, Peter

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Peter Urban-Halle © F. Hynek
Born in Halle/Saale in 1951, Peter Urban-Halle grew up in Dortmund and studied German and Scandinavian Philology in Berlin and Copenhagen.

Since 1980 he works as a literary critic and translator in Berlin. Among other Danish writers he translated Per Højholt, Jens Christian Grøndahl and Peter Høeg.

In 2010 he received the Encouragement Award of the Europäischer Übersetzerpreis Offenburg, and most recently, in 2013, the Danish Translators' Prize.