In 1807 the British descended on Copenhagen and in an preemptive strike bombarded the city and took off with Danish navy. An infamous event that caused controversy in Britain, intense hatred in Denmark and solidi
One of the most interesting bands on the Danish music scene right now, is in my opinion "The Minds of 99".
Their big breakthrough song "Det er Knud som er død" happens to be an interpretation of Tom Kristensen's po
Dejlig Er Den Himmel Blå - by N.F.S. Grundtvig
When it comes to Danish hymns, Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig is by far the most renowned contributor. No doubt this also has to do with his major contribut
Saga is in my opinion one of the most interesting concepts introduced to us by Ebbe Kløvedal Reich (in his Grundtvig Biography).
Saga is both a goddess and style of prose, she rose to fame in the 19th century, and her
This is quite possible my favourite poem, ever...
It is an elegy written by Tom Kristensen, to his friend, the poet Gustaf Munch-Petersen that joined the international brigades in the Spanish Civil War. I have added my o
A Poem that bemoans the perceived national loss of honour, printed on the 14th of October, 1807.
The glory of Albion is tarnish’d with shame,
And the field of her might is the bourn of her fame;