"Silent Night" is one of the most widely sung Christmas songs, however, and the long history of Christianity to more than business center, the song spread very short, less than 200 years since the birth. Mozart's hometown of Salzburg in Austria, near the little town called Oberndorf, a small town there is a little-known village chapel St. Nicholas. 1818 Christmas Eve church priest Joseph Mohr lyricist, unknown music teacher Franz Xaver Gruber composer of "Silent Night" was supposed to perform in the church. Hateful organ is out of the question, it seems to be really Christmas Eve Silent. At this time, the priest Jizhongshengzhi, let the music teacher adapted for Guitar emergency.
This inadvertently move, making Christmas Eve is no longer silent, but also makes the whole world on Christmas Eve undergone permanent change, because the organ mechanic Karl Mauracher heard two men after the song is very like it New Face Beauty Facial, put the song back to their residence local Fügen. There are two local Strasser and Rainer family choir, they often toured across Europe, making the song spread throughout Europe. 1839, Rainers song again brought to the United States, in New York, Wall Street, Trinity Church Concerts, far from popular in the world, became the Christmas Eve, the Christmas season or even the whole song reservations essential. Slowly, the church is also commonly known as the Silent Night Chapel Silent Night chapel.
This summer, talk a walk to visit the famous German town, Michigan Frankenmuth, I stumbled even here there. This is a small town famous person Wally Bronner ideas. During the European tour in 1976, Wally went to visit stand quietly Oberndorf chapel. When you know the story of Christmas Eve, he immediately have a kind of thanksgiving to God for inspiration. Later, in coordination with the permission of the government and the German town of Oberndorf, he finally in 1992, as is built in imitation of the chapel hair loss. Little church, octagonal, with a dome, there are windows fitted silk painting, a kind of character in front of the word Christmas Eve song spectrum, is one of the famous attractions in the German town.