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24.3.1844

Thorvaldsen dies at 6.11 pm in the Royal Theatre during the 1st movement of the German composer Ferdinand Ries’ 6th symphony, – before the first performance of the play Griseldis.

Other references

  • Thiele IV, p. 239.
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 257.
  • Carl Frederik Wilckens: Træk af Thorvaldsens Konstner- og Omgangsliv, samlede til Familielæsning, Copenhagen 1874, p. 117 (later edition: C.F. Wilckens: Thorvaldsens sidste år, Copenhagen 1973, p. 201).

Last updated 17.05.2016