Silent Night – A Simple Melody That Stopped World War 1 For A Day
December 23, 2011 In History
What are the origins of the beloved melody Silent Night, the song that stopped World War 1 over Christmas of 1914? The answers might surprise you. Join Pr Gary Kent in Germany and Austria as he delves into the composers associated with this song, names like Beethoven and Mozart, and find out who composed this beautiful song.
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