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
Born: Apr 02, 1805
Hans Christian Andersen, Writer: Frozen. H.C. Andersen was born in 1805. His father (Hans Andersen) was a poor shoemaker and his mother a washerwoman. The family did not have a permanent address until 1807. The family lived for the first time together at Munkemøllestræde. The father worked as an independent shoemaker, with a workshop in the livingroom.
Born: Apr 02, 1805
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 (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 is a 1952 Hollywood musical film directed by Charles Vidor, with lyrics and music by Frank Loesser. The story was by Myles Connolly, the screenplay was written by Moss Hart and Ben Hecht, and Samuel Goldwyn Productions were the producers. It stars
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Audience Reviews for Hans Christian Andersen. So Hans must return to Odense for of sorrow but luckily there is a much happier ending of course. This was one of the first classical films my
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 (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.
The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest international recognition given to an author and an illustrator of children’s books. Given every other year by IBBY, the Hans Christian Andersen Awards recognize lifelong achievement and are presented to an author and an illustrator whose complete works have made an important, lasting contribution to children’s literature.