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BRIO Books: "Weaver of Song" by Mary Helene Jackson

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Translated into over 200 languages, “Silent Night” is a beloved part of Christmas celebrations all over the world. But the true history of the song is just as important as its popularity. Mary Helene Jackson tells the fascinating story of composer Franz Gruber’s struggle with his father, who wishes for him to become a weaver and Gruber’s own passion for music. Weaver of Song follows Gruber as he overcomes adversity to write one of the world’s most legendary songs. Copyright © 2010 Mary Helene Jackson and BRIO Books.

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