This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Royal College of Music


SE |


Source: Copyright Free

Jenny Lind, known as the Swedish nightingale, taught here at the Royal College of Music. Hans Christian Andersen met and fell in love with her, but while the two became good friends, she had no romantic feelings for him. Three of Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales were inspired by her: "The Ugly Duckling," "The Angel," and "The Nightingale". It is said that Andersen also visited prostitues, but he paid them just to sit and chat with him. He died unmarried and a virgin.



Sponsored links

More about this place of interest

Routes nearby

Related channels

Sponsored links

© 2006-2017 RouteYou - www.routeyou.com