In the eighteen and nineteenth century learned people came to Denmark from Germany. Weyse was the most celebrated composer in Denmark in his time called “The Golden Age”. As a composer who maintained the ideals of Viennese classicism in Danish music. He is perhaps best remembered today for his melody to Grundtvig’s hymn Den signede dag (The blessed day) and […]
I have updated this post originally published December 30, 2014 We didn’t have television until the beginning of the sixties. One day my parents and my twin brother and I were watching something. Suddenly Montgomery is seen in his open car coming slowly through a street in Copenhagen with four British soldiers on motorbikes at each side of the […]
I would like to help young girls in making a good choice of a future husband. Too many has through all time been deceived and made unhappy. Life and literature are full of examples.
Today’s assignment on the writing 101 course is to look at our stats to see what posts our readers prefer. I often look at the stats because I find it so interesting to see which countries my readers come from. Most come from the United States, and the rest are Danish and then from many other countries. That’s a privilege to […]
My mother used to say Did you remember to take a look around if you have everything? when I and my children had left. Then she would collect the forgotten items and send the most important ones. I sent a bunch of house keys yesterday.
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On the 13th of July I always think about the many lovely birthdays that my mother had. She always arranged and cooked everything herself....
The so-called Radio House / ( Radiohuset) was almost completed in 1941. The architect is Vilhelm Lauritzen and the style is very functional “Funkis Style”. The concert hall was not completed until 1945. As far as I know the Danish authorities did not want the occupying Germans to misuse this new venue. The last 6 years we have a new concert hall in another […]
A great loss was turned to a gain