Friday, January 1, 2010
Noite Feliz / Silent Night in Portuguese
A Portuguese translation of Stille Nacht, the priginal German lyrics to which are by Joseph Mohr and the melody by Franz Xaver Gruber. First performed (again, the original in German) on Christmas eve 1818 at the St. Nicholas church in Oberndorf, Austria.
Many versions at http://silentnight.web.za/
Lyrics copied here from http://www.lexilogos.com/chant_stille_nacht.htm