Hans christian andersen was a danish author best known for writing children's stories including the little mermaid and the ugly duckling hans christian andersen was born in odense, denmark. Hans christian andersen (often referred to in scandinavia as h c andersen april 2, 1805 – august 4, 1875) was a danish author and poet although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Danny kaye stars as the famed danish storyteller andersen in this musical written by moss hart.
Hans christian andersen (1805-1875), danish author and poet, wrote many poems, plays, stories and travel essays, but is best known for his fairy tales of which there are over one hundred and fifty, published in numerous collections during his life and many still in print today. Hans christian andersen biography of hans christian andersen and a searchable collection of works.
In 2 march 2005, the same paper cutting appeared on a danish stamp issued for andersen’s bicentennial, to represent hans christian andersen the artist all the above books, and other books in english by or about hans christian anderen, may be found in our virtual bookstore. Hans christian andersen, (born april 2, 1805, odense, near copenhagen, denmark—died august 4, 1875, copenhagen), danish master of the literary fairy tale whose stories have achieved wide renown he is also the author of plays, novels, poems, travel books, and several autobiographies.
Hans christian andersen: hans christian andersen (1805–75) achieved wide and lasting renown with his fairy tales, though he also wrote plays, novels, poetry, and travel books.
Was hans christian andersen really as pure - and boring - as biographers make out director robert lepage thought so, until he discovered the fairytale writer's diary entries, and his perverse side. Hans christian andersen was born in odense, denmark on 2 april 1805he was an only child andersen's father, also hans, considered himself related to nobility (his paternal grandmother had told his father that their family had belonged to a higher social class, but investigations have disproved these stories) a persistent speculation suggests that andersen was an illegitimate son of king. E very time hans christian andersen had a wank, he would put a mark in his diary today i had a visit from such-and-such a person, they're so sweet, he would write when they left, i had a.