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For the holiday season, a Christmas carol from 1902 Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht (Silent Night, Holy Night).

Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht
Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 12388
Category Baritone
Title Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht
Performed by Hans Hoffman
Circa 1902
Announcement (Translated from German) "'Silent Night, Holy Night', a Christmas song sung by opera singer Hans Hoffman.  Edison record."

Enjoy an early Edison molded wax cylinder of this classic nineteenth century Christmas carol.

To learn more about the history of this carol, see the article on "Silent Night" (courtesy of Wikipedia).

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