Jonathan Reeder

Jonathan Reeder, a native of New York and longtime resident of Amsterdam, enjoys a dual career as a literary translator and performing musician. Alongside his work as a professional bassoonist he translates opera libretti and essays on classical music, as well as contemporary Dutch fiction by authors including Christine Otten, Marjolijn van Heemstra,  and A. F. T. van der Heijden. Other notable translations include Rivers and The Pelican by Martin Michael Driessen, The Lonely Funeral by Maarten Inghels and F. Starik, and Rodaan Al Galidi’s previous work, Two Blankets, Three Sheets. Other World Editions titles translated by Reeder are The Last Poets by Christine Otten and Sleepless Summer by Bram Dehouck.

Photograph © Michele Hutchison

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