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Autumn 1793

Member of Det dramatiske-literaire Selskab, known as Borups Selskab (The Dramatic and Literary Society, Borup’s Society).

Primary sources

  • List of members of Borups Selskab (The Dramatic and Literary Society, Borup’s Society), Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NKS 769r, fol.
  • Letter dated 6.7.1816 from Heinrich Steffens to Thorvaldsen (stating that they were both members about 1792).
  • Jens Kragh Høst: Erindringer om mig og mine Samtidige, Copenhagen 1835, p. 24 (Høst writes: “In autumn 1793 I became a Member of the dramatic literary Society on the same evening as my friend Thorvaldsen”).
  • Thiele I, p. 36 (suggests that Thorvaldsen became a member about 1793).

Last updated 18.12.2015