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Hans Christian Andersen Was Born On April 2
Posted on Apr 2nd, 2010

* The Angel (1843) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Bell (1845) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Emperor's New Clothes (1837) University of Southern Denmark
* The Galoshes of Fortune (1838) "Lykkens Kalosker"
* The Fir Tree (1844) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Happy Family (1847)
* The Ice Maiden (1861) "Iisjomfruen"
* It's Quite True! (1852) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Little Match Girl (1848) University of Southern Denmark
* The Little Mermaid (1836) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* Little Tuck (1847) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Nightingale (1844) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Old House (1847) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* Sandman (1841) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Princess and the Pea (1835; also known as The Real Princess) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* Several Things (1837) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Red Shoes (1845) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Shadow (1847) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep (1845)
* The Snow Queen (1844) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Steadfast Tin Soldier (1838) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Story of a Mother (1847) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Swineherd (1841) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* Thumbelina (1835) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Tinderbox (1835) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Ugly Duckling (1844) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
* The Wild Swans (1838) University of Southern Denmark (Danish)
 
His writings also inspired these noted works:
 
* "The Naked King" ("Голый Король (Goliy Korol)" 1937), "The Shadow" ("Тень (Ten)" 1940), and "The Snow Queen" ("Снежная Королева (Sniezhenaya Koroleva)" 1948) by Eugene Schwartz: reworked and adapted to the contemporary reality plays by one of Russia's most famous playwrights. Schwartz's versions of "The Shadow" and "The Snow Queen" were later made into movies (1971 and 1966, respectively).
* Sam the Lovesick Snowman at the Center for Puppetry Arts: a contemporary puppet show by Jon Ludwig inspired by The Snow Man.[23]
* The Ugly Duckling ("Гадкий утенок") (Children's opera) - Opera-Parable By Hans Christian Andersen. For Mezzo-Soprano (Soprano), Three-part Children's Choir And the Piano. 1 Act: 2 Epigraphs, 38 Theatrical Pictures. Length: Approximately 28 minutes. The opera version (Free transcription) Written by Lev Konov (Лев Конов) (1996). On music of Sergei Prokofiev: The Ugly Duckling, op. 18 (1914) And Visions Fugitives, op. 22 (1915–1917). (Vocal score language: Russian, English, German, French). The first representation in Moscow in 1997.
* The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf by Kathryn Davis: a contemporary novel about fairy tales and opera
* The Snow Queen by Joan Vinge: an award-winning novel that reworks the Snow Queen's themes into epic science fiction
* The Nightingale by Kara Dalkey: a lyrical adult fantasy novel set in the courts of old Japan
* The Wild Swans by Peg Kerr: a novel that brings Andersen's fairy tale to colonial and modern America
* Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier: a romantic fantasy novel, set in early Ireland, thematically linked to "The Wild Swans"
* Birdwing by Rafe Martin, a young adult novel that continues the tale of "The Wild Swans" with the story of Ardwin, the brother whose arm remained a wing
* The Snow Queen by Eileen Kernaghan: a gentle Young Adult fantasy novel that brings out the tale's subtle pagan and shamanic elements
* "The Snow Queen", a short story by Patricia A. McKillip (published in Snow White, Blood Red)
* "You, Little Match Girl", a short story by Joyce Carol Oates (published in Black Heart, Ivory Bones)
* "Sparks", a short story by Gregory Frost (based on The Tinder Box, published in Black Swan, White Raven)
* "Steadfast", a short story by Nancy Kress (based on The Steadfast Tin Soldier, published in Black Swan, White Raven)
* "The Sea Hag", a short story by Melissa Lee Shaw (based on The Little Mermaid, published in Silver Birch, Blood Moon)
* "The Real Princess", a short story by Susan Palwick (based on The Princess and the Pea, published in Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears)
* "Match Girl", a short story by Anne Bishop (published in Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears)
* Le Petit Claus et le Grand Claus, (film, 1964), ((Lille Claus og store Claus) by Jacques Prévert, and his brother Pierre Prévert, french TV 1964.
* "The Pangs of Love", a short story by Jane Gardam (based on The Little Mermaid, published in Close Company: Stories of Mothers and Daughters)
* "The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep", (film, 1980), french, by Paul Grimault and Jacques Prévert, french title : Le Roi et l'Oiseau (the king and the bird).
* "The Chrysanthemum Robe", a short story by Kara Dalkey (based on The Emperor's New Clothes, published in The Armless Maiden)
* "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", a short story by Joan Vinge (published in Women of Wonder)
* "In the Witch's Garden", a short story by Naomi Kritzer (based on The Snow Queen, published in Realms of Fantasy magazine, October 2002 issue)
* "I Hear the Mermaids Singing", a short story by Nancy Holder (based on The Little Mermaid)
* "The Last Poems About the Snow Queen", a poem cycle by Sandra Gilbert (published in Blood Pressure)
* The Little Mermaid (2005) for children's chorus, narrator, orchestra by Richard Mills
* "La petite marchande d'allumettes", film by Jean Renoir (1928)[24]
* "The Andersen Project" by Robert Lepage: Freely inspired from two stories by Andersen (The Dryad and The Shadow).
* "The Little Mermaid (1989 movie) (Walt Disney Pictures) Based on the original story.
* The Little Match Girl (2006 short) With the DVD Release of The Little Mermaid (Walt Disney Pictures)Based on the original story.
* The Little Mermaid for actress, two pianos and chamber ensemble/orchestra.[25]
* Ponyo got its inspiration from the Little Mermaid.
* The Little Match Girl Passion - a choral work composed in 2007 by David Lang. It won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
* The Ghost, an episode in the third series of the British TV show Hustle is based around the theft of an Andersen manuscript from an old English manor house.
* A Designer's Paradise, an episode in the fourth series of the British TV show Hustle bases a confidence trick around the story of The Emperor's New Clothes
* Broken Angels (Merciless in the U.S.), a novel by Richard Montanari focuses on a serial killer who murders people in accordance with Hans Christian Andersen stories. Stories included are The Nightingale, Thumbelina, The Red Shoes, The Little Match Girl, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Tinderbox, What The Moon Saw, Anne Lisbeth, Little Claus and Big Claus, The Snow Man, and Little Ida's Flowers.
* "Striking Twelve", a Staged Concert/Musical by the New York band, Groove Lily, about a grumpy guy reading "The Little Match Girl" on New Year's Eve.
* "Until My Dancing Days are Done", a short story by Angela D. Mitchell that gave a modern gothic twist to "The Red Shoes." The story was published in Fables Magazine in October 2003, and in April 2004 was voted the 2003 Reader's Choice Award by the magazine's readers.
* "The Song Is A Fairy-tale", 20 songs composed by Frederik Magle based on fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen (1994).
 
 
 
 
 
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