Sarah Eyerly

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Sarah is Assistant Professor of Musicology and Director of the Early Music Program at Florida State University. She holds an MA/Ph.D. in musicology and criticism from the University of California, Davis, and an MM in historical performance practices from the Mannes College of Music.

How ‘Silent Night’ Went from Humble Hymn to Holiday Staple

Translated into over 300 languages, it originates in a small Austrian village, having been written for a poverty-stricken and traumatized congregation.