From the Hans Christian Andersen biography "The Life of Hans Christian Andersen. Day By Day", written by DPhil Johan de Mylius:

1858

To Germany and Switzerland

10 April

Reads "Dynd-Kongens Datter" (The Marsh King's Daughter) aloud for Fr. Paludan-Mller.

30th April - 1st May

At Frederiksborg Castle, first to dine, then reads aloud in the evening. Has a long conversation on the next day with Countess Danner ("who was very gracious and extremely charming", the diary).

15 May

Release of Nye Eventyr og Historier. Anden Samling (New Tales and Stories. Second Installment), including "Dynd-Kongens Datter" (The Marsh King's Daughter), "Hurtiglberne" (The Racers) and "Klokkedybet" (The Bell Deep).

1858: To Germany and Switzerland


16 May

Travels to Sor. Continues to Basns Estate on 18th. Presumably back in Copenhagen approx. 28th May.

15 June

Travels to Sor. Continues from there with Harald Drewsen (the younger brother of Viggo and Einar, son of Adolph Drewsen and Ingeborg Collin) aboard the steamship 'Diana' from Korsr to Flensburg. On through Altona/Hamburg, Hannover, Kassel, Guntershausen, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Freiburg, Basel, Luzern to Brunnen (arriving 27th June, going on outings from here to Andermatt and Hospenthal). Continues on 3rd July via Lachen, Glarus, across Lake Wallenstdter to Ragaz. After a mountain climbing trip on 6th July they continue to Zrich, Schaffhausen, Konstanz, Lindau, Augsburg and Munich (arriving 11th July). On the 16th, on to Nuremberg, Bamberg, Plauen and Leipzig (where he meets with the publishers Wiedemann and Lorck). Arrives in Dresden on 20th.

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