A warm and wonderful story of the creation of the timeless hymn, Silent Night, and its creator Joseph Mohr.
Silent Night celebrates the 200th anniversary of the beloved hymn, and shares the story behind the creation of one of the world's most recognizable tunes. When the church organ is in need of repair on Christmas Eve, the young priest Joseph Mohr and organist Franz Xaver Gruber must find another way to ring in Christmas during Midnight Mass.
Brigitte Weninger was born in Kufstein, Austria, and spent twenty years working as a kindergarten teacher before turning to writing full-time. She has since published more than sixty books, which have been translated into forty languages and received numerous awards. She continues to be heavily involved in promoting literacy, writing, and storytelling. She lives in Kufstein.