Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), the Danish fairytale author. He wrote among others "The Ugly Duckling", "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid" and "The Little Match Girl". Many of them made into Hollywood films and cartoons, but also into musicals and ballets.
Beside writing fairytales he traveled around Europe. He also wrote the texts to Danish folk songs and Christmas carols.
His grave is in the Assistens Cemetery of Copenhagen.
By Dania @ 2018-10-16 11:15:40