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13.10.1819

Borups Selskab (The Dramatic and Literary Society, Borup’s Society) celebrates Thorvaldsen’s return to Denmark. Three songs dedicated to Thorvaldsen are sung.

Primary sources

  • The minutes of the society, 1818-23, documents from Borup’s Society, Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NKS 769r, fol.
  • Song dated 13.10.1819 from M.F. Liebenberg to Thorvaldsen.
  • Song dated 13.10.1819 from Adam Oehlenschl√§ger to Thorvaldsen.
  • Song dated 13.10.1819 from Knud Lyne Rahbek to Thorvaldsen.

Other references

  • Frederik Barfod: Thorvaldsensk Album, Copenhagen 1844, p. 58-61.
  • Thiele III, p. 16.

Last updated 13.10.2015