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Frederik 6.’s birthday is celebrated by the Danes in Rome at the Trattoria Armelino around C.A. Jensen’s drawing of the king. Songs by Frederik Schmidt and B.S. Ingemann are sung.
Later in the evening, the party continues at Catharina Maria Bügel’s Roman residence.

Primary sources

  • Ole Jacobsen and Johanne Brandt-Nielsen (eds): Provst Frederik Schmidts dagbøger, vol. 1-2, Copenhagen 1966-69, vol. 2, p. 468.
  • Song dated 28.1.1819 by Frederik Schmidt.
  • Song dated 28.1.1819 by B.S. Ingemann.

Last updated 14.04.2016