This version of ‘Silent Night’ can still move me to tears

This version of ‘Silent Night’ can still move me to tears December 22, 2018

I grew up hearing this rendition by the immortal Maurice Chevalier, sung in English and French. It was included in one of the Goodyear Christmas records in the mid-1960s that was in regular rotation on my parents’ stereo.  To this day, it never fails to move me.

It is more recited than sung — Chevalier was well past his prime when he recorded it — but this year, the 200th anniversary of this timeless hymn, is a perfect opportunity to hear it again.

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