Canada #2240 (2007)

Silent Night

The popular Christmas carol “Silent Night” (Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht in German) was first performed on December 24, 1818, at St. Nikola parish church in Oberndorf bei Salzburg, a village in the Austrian Empire on the Salzach river in present-day Austria. The song has been recorded by a large number of singers from every music genre. The version sung by Bing Crosby is the third best-selling … Continue reading Silent Night