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H.C. Andersen statue

Hans Christian Andersen and Copenhagen - the Rise of a Poet

Photo: Daniel Rasmussen

In 1819, a young boy with an extraordinary imagination arrives all by himself to Copenhagen - the only place to be in Denmark at the time, if to succeed within theatre, art, opera, and culture. And that was indeed the young boy’s aim - to do well. His name was Hans Christian Andersen.