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Christmas Carols; A Shared Treasure

Learn about the history of Christmas carols.

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Christmas Carols; A Shared Treasure

Learn about the history of Christmas carols.

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Every year millions of families celebrate Christmas. And one of the most deeply rooted traditions is Christmas caroling.
Christmas carols date back to the 14th century. However, even before Christianity, Europeans sang at the Winter Solstice Celebrations.
In the 12th century, St. Francis of Assisi introduced songs to Nativity Plays and Christmas services to engage audiences.

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