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Silent Night! Holy Night! Museum in Salzburg

The museum is at the historical birthplace of Joseph Mohr, creator of the carol 'Silent night! Holy night!'. It's also a center of historic resarch about the carols origin.

The history of the carol 'Silent night, holy night' The history of the carol 'Silent night, holy night'
This book covers the story of this famous christmas carol according to evidence from a document discovered in 1995.


Christmas Story: 'Silent Night! Holy Night!' Christmas Story: 'Silent Night! Holy Night!'
In the small village of Mariapfarr, assistant priest Joseph Mohr shared the frugal life of the simple villagers. Here he was inspired to write 'Silent Night! Holy Night!'


History revealed: Joseph Mohr created 'Silent Night! Holy Night!' 1816 History revealed: Joseph Mohr created 'Silent Night! Holy Night!' 1816
The creator of 'Silent Night! Holy Night' was born on December 11. 1792 in Salzburg, in the Steingasse. The young priest wrote the carol in 1816 in Mariapfarr.


Salzburg museums: Silent Night! Holy Night! Salzburg museums: Silent Night! Holy Night!
The birthplace, up to now a storage room, is dedicated to Joseph Mohr, who wrote the song in Mariapfarr in 1816. He is no longer mentioned in most church song books in the world.