Silent Night

Silent night (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. It was declared an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in March 2011. The song has been recorded by a large number of singers from every music genre. It was first performed on Christmas Eve 1818 at St Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf, a village on the Salzach river. Gruber was schoolmaster and organist in the nearby village of Arnsdorf. Before ... more

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Silent Night
Silent Night (For Ukulele - Alonso del Arte)

Franz Xaver Gruber

Franz Xaver Gruber was an Austrian primary school teacher and church organist in the village of Arnsdorf. At the same time he ...
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