Anniversary of Hans Christian Anderson's Birth and related media

Anniversary of Hans Christian Anderson's Birth

In 1955, on the150th anniversary of Hans Christian Anderson's birth, a broadcast from Anderson's hometown of Odense, Denmark, commemorates the famous fairy tale author.

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  • Anniversary of Hans Christian Anderson's Birth
    Anniversary of Hans Christian Anderson's Birth

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    In 1955, on the150th anniversary of Hans Christian Anderson's birth, a broadcast from Anderson's hometown of Odense, Denmark, commemorates the famous fairy tale author.

    Audio Clip (1:38)
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