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Christmas Eve marks 200th anniversary of beloved carol ‘Silent Night’

Christmas Eve marks 200th anniversary of beloved carol ‘Silent Night’

| Richard Szczepanowski | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Exactly 200 years ago this Christmas Eve — Dec. 24, 1818 — in a little church in what is now Austria, the world heard for the first time a poem set to music that eventually would be hailed as one of the most popular and beloved Christmas carols of all time.

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