This Christmas hymn was written around 1843 by Placide Cappeau (1808-1877) and set to music by Adolphe-Charles Adam (1803-1856) in 1847.

The English below is the English version of the song, not a literal translation. John Sullivan Dwight penned the English lyrics in 1855.

Minuit, chrétiens - French Children's Songs - France - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Sung by Ezwa.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Minuit, chrétiens

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Image: Nativity of Jesus, Josefa de Obidos (Born in Spain, Died in Portugal), Baroque, ca. 1669.