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Thorvaldsen’s birthday is celebrated at Nysø with songs, poems, a lottery, and a performance of Johan Herman Wessel’s play Love without Stockings. Besides Thorvaldsen and the residents of the house, A.C. Petersen, Nicolai Søtoft, August Beck, Johan Ferdinand de Neergaard and Just Mathias Thiele are also present.

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Last updated 16.06.2019