Silent Night - The Autographs of Joseph Mohr and Franz Xaver Gruber
The Autographs of Joseph Mohr and Franz Xaver Gruber
With documents to the history of the carol
On Christmas Eve of the year 1818, the Christmas carol Silent Night was performed for the first time by its authors, the priest Joseph Mohr and teacher and organist Franz Xaver Gruber "to great acclaim" for matins at the old St. Nikolaus Church at Oberndorf.
Publication in German and English language.
64 pages, 17 facsimiles, 8 figures, 17 pages of score
Strube Verlag, Edition 9073, Munich 2008
Special Price: EUR 9,00 instead of EUR 18,-
This book is available in book shops as well as in the museums and the tourism associations of the "Silent Night Towns". Or you can order it direct at the Silent Night Society.
Silent Night Society, Stille-Nacht-Platz 7, 5110 Oberndorf, Austria. Tel. +43 (0) 660 2412 200 or Email
As a member of the Silent Night Association you can support our efforts for the carol and buy our publications at a lower tariff. Here you find more information.
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