From the Hans Christian Andersen biography "The Life of Hans Christian Andersen. Day By Day", written by DPhil Johan de Mylius:
1875The Party at Kenilworth
After discussions with the composer Axel Liebmann, HCA works on changing the dialogue in the play The Party at Kenilworth for recitatives. Finds the old version of the opera highly outdated.
14 February 1875
The poem "Kjøbenhavn" (Copenhagen) is printed in the magazine "Nær og Fjærn" (Near and Far) no. 137.
The poem "Odense" is printed in the magazine "Illustreret Tidende" along with a picture of Odense taken from Nonnebakken, i.e. near the town hall.