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October 2016

Henry Schroeder

Brooklyn, New York, United States
Local time: 19:54 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English
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User message all seems simple and ordinary; but to get it all done, it is necessary for all the villagers, from the oldest to the youngest, to work ceaselessly... - Tolstoy
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
InsurancePoetry & Literature
Law: Contract(s)Business/Commerce (general)
Investment / SecuritiesFinance (general)

German to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 EUR per word / 30 - 30 EUR per hour
Russian to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 EUR per word / 30 - 30 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1050, Questions answered: 1018, Questions asked: 313
Project History 15 projects entered    3 positive feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Volume: 11000 words
Completed: Jul 2016
German to English
Annual reports

Annual reports for a company

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 200000 words
Completed: Apr 2016
German to English
Annual reports for multinational German bank (recurring)

Translation of annual report for leading, international bank every year since 2009

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 6000 words
German to English

Part of group translating large volume of finance material with smartling

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 9000 words
Completed: Jun 2016
German to English
Legal expertise on securities fraud

Expertise on international securities fraud

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 20000 words
Completed: Mar 2010
German to English
Annual Reports/Financial Statements

Translation of financial statements for German public companies

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 7000 words
Completed: Jan 2010
German to English
Specifications (for building)

Translation of peformance specifications for building project

Construction / Civil Engineering
 No comment.

Volume: 27000 words
Completed: Dec 2006
Russian to English
Voskoboev and Elizaveta

Translation of novella Voskoboev and Elizaveta by critically acclaimed Russian writer Andrey Dmitriev

Poetry & Literature
 No comment.

Volume: 30000 words
Completed: Dec 2006
Russian to English
Turn in the River

Translation of novella Turn in the River by critically acclaimed Russian writer Andrey Dmitriev

Poetry & Literature
 No comment.

Volume: 100000 words
Completed: Dec 2005
German to English
Ongoing translation of financial statements and management reports

Ongoing translation of financial statements, management reports, income statements, profit and loss accounts, notes to financial statements for major accounting firm

Blue Board outsourcer info (10 to 20 entries):  Good project handling in each respect that matters in the industry.

Volume: 10000 words
Completed: Aug 2005
German to English
Concentration camp memorial

Concentration camp memorial: plaques, speeches, excerpts from memoirs

 No comment.

Volume: 30000 words
Completed: May 2005
German to English
Three-month long translation of correspondence

Translation and revision of correspondence

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Volume: 96 pages
Completed: May 2003
German to English
Report on Czech law

Translation of a report on Czech law and its relationship to the continental European system and the Anglo-American system

Law (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 100000 words
Duration: Sep 2003 to Dec 2005
German to English
Translation of various texts for healthcare provider

Project for sponsor involving the translation of texts on wheelchairs, prosthetic and orthotic parts, occasionally speeches, letters and press releases

Medical: Health Care
LSI Berlin - Language Training & Services Dr. Ulrike Horstmann: No comment.

Volume: 63000 words
Duration: Jan 2001 to Jan 2007
Russian to English
Russian Literature in the Nineties

Translation of contemporary Russian short stories and novellas

Poetry & Literature
 No comment.

Volume: 15000 words
Duration: Jun 2009 to Dec 2009
Russian to English
Contracts for Construction Project

Translation of various contracts for project in Moscow area

Law: Contract(s), Law (general), Law: Contract(s)
Vasold & Mayer: accurate, reliable, on time

Blue Board entries made by this user  24 entries

Glossaries Finance, Transposition
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Oct 2002. Became a member: Oct 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials German to English (
Russian to English (
Memberships European Society for Translation Studies
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Acrobat, Excel, Pagemaker, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Articles Author of 8 articles

CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Henry Schroeder endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Thank you for the visit. If requests are timed well or deadlines are not too tight, there is a good chance I will be able to help you.

Here you will find information about the translation, transposition and other language services that I have provided as a certified translator of German and Russian over the last 14 years.

If you would like a quote for a translation or other language services, including transposition, please contact me by phone or email:

Phone (US): 1-718-701-8218
Phone (Germany/Europe): +49 (0)176 24089633



14 years of experience as freelance translator from German/Russian into British, American and International Standard English

Published translator of academic and literary translations

Published author of numerous essays, articles and papers on translation, transposition, adaptation and narration/discourse

7 years of residency in Germany; 5 years in Russia

Certified professional translator

Extensive references and WWAs from regular clients and outsourcers


Financial translations, annual reports, financial statements for numerous leading German companies (including DAX companies; mostly through Holtz-Stosch Übersetzungen and Top Translation)

Marketing material, business plans, presentations, investment plans, white papers, supervisory board/management reports, general reports, risk analysis, interviews; clients include major Western Central Bank, leading financial institutions, various German universities, etc. (mostly through 24translate)

Insurance and legal translations (mostly through 24translate)

Social science and academic translations (mostly through Fachübersetzungdienst)

Employment contracts, General Terms and Conditions, deeds, merger and acquisition agreements, divestiture agreements, easement agreements, company agreements

Guidelines and manuals for companies, organizations, foundations, etc.

Publications (2007-16)

Editor of forthcoming Contemporary transpositions: Russia, Germany and America transposing.

Translation of lyric drama Cardenio and Celinde by Andreas Gryphius.

Edited and contributed to From Wahnsinnig to the Loony Bin: German and Russian stories transposed to modern-day America.

The Transposition of Form published by Translation Directory.

The Nose and accompanying essay The Nose Transposed published by Brooklyn Rail's In Translation. This is the first appearance of a transposition.

A Typology of Derivatives: Translation, Transposition, Adaptation in Translation Journal and republished upon request in Translation Directory

Persuasion and Dead Souls in Twenty-First Century America. Appearing in SNReview

Baroque and Neobaroque in European Post-Poetry Magazine

Turn in the River by Andrey Dmitriev. Appearing in Some Kind of Beautiful Signal (Two Lines World Writing in Translation, Vol. 17)

Indirect Discourse with an Authorial Narrator in German, Russian and English in journal Comparative Literature and Culture (at Purdue University)

Steps by Andrey Dmitriev and an essay in New Madrid

Essay Translating Dead Souls and Persuasion into Twenty-First Century America

Voskoboev and Elizaveta by Andrey Dmitriev published in Washington University's Arch Literary Journal

Excerpts of novel Черный пеликан (The Black Pelican) by Vadim Babenko (published by Amfora; excerpts of translation available here)


2000 - today: Writer and translator (Brooklyn, Moscow, Röhrmoos)
2002 - 2003: St. Petersburg State University, English instructor
2000 - 2002: Tauber Schulen, English teacher
1998 - 2000: University of Munich (LMU; German and Russian)
1994 - 1998: Reed University (majored in German and Russian literature)
1990 - 1994: Bronx High School of Science (New York)
1981 - 1990: P.S. 84 (New York)

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1054
PRO-level pts: 1050

Top languages (PRO)
German to English625
Russian to English409
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature266
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting120
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters59
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama31
Pts in 44 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects15
With client feedback3
100% positive (3 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
German to English11
Russian to English4
Specialty fields
Finance (general)5
Poetry & Literature3
Law: Contract(s)2
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters1
Other fields
Law (general)2
Medical: Health Care1
Construction / Civil Engineering1
Keywords: Literature, Prose, Poetry, Literary Criticism, Reviews, Articles, Essays, Art, Painting, Century, Writers, Artists, Painters, Academics, Critics, Novellas, Short stories, Historians, History, Russia, Germany, 19th Century, 20th Century, Sewing, Fabric, Design, Clothing, Fashion,

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