Silent Night Lyrics and Guitar Chords

Silent Night Chords & Lyrics:

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A Brief History of "Silent Night":

This popular Christmas carol was first performed on Christmas Eve 1818 in Austria. The melody of the carol was written by Franz Xaver Gruber, a schoolmaster and organist.

The lyrics were penned by priest Father Joseph Mohr.

"Silent Night" has been recorded thousands of times by artists in all genres of music. Famous popular musicians recording the carol include Enya (sung in Gaelic), Stevie Nicks, Bing Crosby, Simon & Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Tori Amos and countless others.