Franz Gruber

Franz Xaver Gruber (1787 - 1863)

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Franz Xaver Gruber
Born in Hochburg, Unterzeilberg Oberösterreichmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Hallein, Salzburg, Oberösterreichmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Dec 2014
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Franz Xaver Gruber (25 November 1787 – 7 June 1863), was an Austrian primary school teacher and church organist in the village of Arnsdorf, who is best known for composing the music to Stille Nacht (Silent Night).[1]

Son of Josef and Maria Gruber.


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