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Celebrates his birthday at Nysø. H.C. Andersen reads fairy tales, and a play by J.L. Heiberg is performed. Present are the Stampe family and Nicolai Søtoft, Julie and Carl Vilhelm Raben-Levetzau, Juliane and Benjamin Wolff, Charlotte and Johan Ferdinand de Neergaard. Songs by Andersen, Søtoft and Henrik Stampe.

Primary sources

Other references

  • H.C. Andersen: Mit Livs Eventyr, Copenhagen 1951 (1855), Vol. 1, p. 264-265.
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 228-232.

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