Michael Henry Heim


Born
in Manhattan, New York, The United States
January 21, 1943

Died
September 29, 2012


Michael Henry Heim (January 21, 1943 – September 29, 2012) was a Professor of Slavic Languages at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He was an active and prolific translator, and was fluent in Czech, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, French, Italian, German, and Dutch.

Winner of the The Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation 2009.

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Readings in Czech

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The Russian Journey of Kare...

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Death in Venice

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The Number Devil: A Mathema...

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The Unbearable Lightness of...

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