Episode 60: The Swineherd by Hans Christian Andersen


Narrated by Graeme Dunlop

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Show Notes

Today we present The Swineherd by Hans Christian Andersen. Born in 1805 — yes, that’s over two centuries ago — Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author noted for his children’s stories. You may know some of his most famous including The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, and The Steadfast Tin Soldier. His poetry and stories have been translated into more than 150 languages and have inspired motion pictures, plays, ballets, and animated films.

Theme music is “Appeal To Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.