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Young artists pay tribute to Thorvaldsen with a torchlight procession in the Botanical Gardens behind Charlottenborg. A song by Christian Winther is sung.

Primary sources

  • Song dated 17.9.1838 from Christian Winther to Thorvaldsen.
  • Thiele IV, p. 15.
  • Newspaper article dated 25.9.1838 in Aftonbladet.
  • Aarhus Stifts-Tidende 21.9.1838 (report on Thorvaldsen’s arrival in Copenhagen).

Last updated 19.09.2017