Carl Michael Bellman is as obvious as he is impossible to summarize. What we know about his life is surprisingly little, his art really pulls away from an actual description. Did he write poems, or was it song lyrics? Or maybe even dramas? And the world of drunks, prostitutes and courtesans, is it viewed from above, below or from the side?

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