unbekannter Gast

Gruber, Franz Xaver, geb. 1787#

b. Unterweizberg (municipality of Hochburg-Ach, Upper Austria), Nov. 25, 1787, d. Hallein (Salzburg), June 7, 1863, elementary teacher in Arnsdorf and organ player in Oberndorf, later in Hallein. Composed the carol "Silent Night" ( "Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!") in 1818. Monument in Oberndorf.

Literature#

J. Muelmann, F. X. Gruber, 1966.