Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen (, Danish: [ˈhænˀs ˈkʰʁestjæn ˈɑnɐsn̩] (listen); 2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875), in Denmark usually called H.C. Andersen, was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories express themes that transcend age and nationality.
Andersen's fairy tales, consisting of 156 stories across nine volumes and translated into more than 125 languages, have become culturally embedded in the West's collective consciousness, readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well. His most famous fairy tales include "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Little Mermaid," "The Nightingale," "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "The Red Shoes", "The Princess and the Pea," "The Snow Queen," "The Ugly Duckling," "The Little Match Girl," and "Thumbelina." His stories have inspired ballets, plays, and animated and live-action films. One of Copenhagen's widest and busiest boulevards, skirting Copenhagen City Hall Square at the corner of which Andersen's larger-than-life bronze statue sits, is named "H.C. Andersens Boulevard."
Birth and Death Data: Born April 2nd, 1805 (Odense), Died August 4th, 1875 (Copenhagen)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 28 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-21187||10-in.||12/18/1917||Gǔrre||Aage Wang-Holm||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-21319||10-in.||12/28/1917||Taaren||Nathalie Hansen||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-22034||10-in.||6/21/1918||En digters sidste sang||Nathalie Hansen||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-23561||10-in.||1/2/1920||Agnete og havmanden||Poul Björnskjold||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||BS-037608||10-in.||6/9/1939||The emperor's new clothes||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-037609||10-in.||6/9/1939||The emperor's new clothes||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-037610||10-in.||6/9/1939||The emperor's new clothes||Paul Leyssac||Recitation, with sound effects||author|
|Victor||BS-037611||10-in.||6/9/1939||The steadfast tin soldier||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-037612||10-in.||6/9/1939||The steadfast tin soldier||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-037613||10-in.||6/9/1939||The steadfast tin soldier||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-043842||10-in.||11/15/1939||The tinder box||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-043843||10-in.||11/15/1939||The tinder box||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-043844||10-in.||11/15/1939||The tinder box||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-043845||10-in.||11/15/1939||The tinder box||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-043846||10-in.||11/15/1939||It's perfectly true||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-043847||10-in.||11/15/1939||It's perfectly true||Paul Leyssac||Recitation||author|
|Victor||BS-050528||10-in.||5/8/1940||The happy family||Paul Leyssac||Recitation, with sound effects||author|
|Victor||BS-050529||10-in.||5/8/1940||The happy family||Paul Leyssac||Recitation, with sound effects and dubbed recording||author|
|Victor||BS-050530||10-in.||5/8/1940||The happy family||Paul Leyssac||Recitation, with sound effects and dubbed recordings||author|
|Victor||BS-050531||10-in.||5/8/1940||Numskull Jack||Paul Leyssac||Recitation, with sound effects||author|
|Victor||BS-050532||10-in.||5/8/1940||Numskull Jack||Paul Leyssac||Recitation, with sound effects||author|
|Victor||BS-050533||10-in.||5/8/1940||Numskull Jack||Paul Leyssac||Recitation, with sound effects||author|
|Columbia||84441||10-in.||approximately June 1918||Jylland mellem tvende have||Poul Björnskjold||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Edison||9305||10-in.||12/24/1923||Taaren||Carsten Woll||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Edison||11527||10-in.||2/17/1927||I love thee||Alma Petersen||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Andersen, Hans Christian," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102310.
Andersen, Hans Christian. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102310.
"Andersen, Hans Christian." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.
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