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Thorvaldsen’s Roman birthday is celebrated by the Cociety of Danish Romans at Christianshavns Borgerdydsskole without the sculptor’s presence. 45 men attend. A song about Rome and Thorvaldsen by H.C. Andersen and two songs by F.C. Hillerup are sung.

Primary sources

Other references

  • Frederik Barfod: Thorvaldsensk Album, Copenhagen 1844, p. 101-104.
  • H. Topsøe-Jensen (ed.): H.C. Andersen og Henriette Wulff. En Brevveksling, vol. I, Copenhagen 1959, p. 213-215.
  • Related Article: Thorvaldsen’s Roman Birthday 8.3.

Last updated 02.01.2019