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Carl Andersen (1828–1883)

Andersen, Carl (än’der-sen). A Danish poet; born in Copenhagen, Oct. 26, 1828; died there, Sept. 1, 1883. Among his epic and lyrical productions are: ‘Strife and Peace’ (1858); ‘Pictures of Travel’ (1864); ‘On the Arno and the Ganges’ (1865); ‘Light and Shade’ (1868); ‘Romances and Songs’ (1880). In the prose tale, ‘Over Cliff and Surf’ (1883), he described admirably nature and life in Iceland, where he spent his youth; but his most popular work is ‘Genre Pictures’ (1876–81), seven collections of scenes from daily life.