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Thorvaldsen’s Roman birthday is celebrated by the Society of Danish Romans at Christianshavns Borgerdydsskole without the sculptor’s presence. 33 men attend. A song by F.C. Hillerup is sung.

Primary sources

  • Report dated medio juni 1844.
  • The Danish Romans’ songbook dated 1839, in which Hillerup’s song is reproduced.

Other references

Last updated 02.01.2019