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Mitterndorfer Senke - Moik, Karl (23/25)
Mohn, Gottlob Samuel Mohs, Friedrich

Mohr, Joseph


Mohr, Joseph, b. Salzburg, Dec. 11, 1792, d. Wagrain (Salzburg), Dec. 4, 1848, Catholic curate. Between 1817-1819 in Oberndorf near Salzburg and from 1837 chaplain in Wagrain. Composed on Dec. 24, 1818 the lyrics for the Christmas carol "Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!" (Silent Night, Holy Night). Monuments in Wagrain and Oberndorf.


Literature: H. Spies, Über J. M., den Dichter von "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht", in: Mttlg. d. Ges. f. Sbg. Landeskunde 84/85, 1944/45; T. Hochradner (ed.), 175 Jahre "Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!", 1994; ÖBL; NDB.


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