Christmas eve in Music history

“Silent Night” (German: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht) is a popular Christmas carol, composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria.   The song was first performed on Christmas Eve 1818 at St Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf, a village in the AustrianContinue reading “Christmas eve in Music history”