History Schmistory: December 24th – We’re all ears

1818 – Austria

Silent night,  composed by Franz Xaver Gruber is first performed at St Nicholas parish church …..unfortunately it is yet to  become a Karaoke classic!

By Randal Schwartz (Flickr: John Rennie hits the karaoke mike) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Randal Schwartz (Flickr: John Rennie hits the karaoke mike) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons