Wash Me Whiter Than Snow

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First Line: Savior above, wondrous in love
Title: Wash Me Whiter Than Snow
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wash me whiter than snow
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



Although he composed nearly one hundred works, Franz Gruber is remembered for only one–the tune of "Silent Night," composed on Christmas Eve, 1818. He scored the tune for tenor and bass soli (sung by Mohr and Gruber on that night) with the final phrase to be repeated in harmony (sung by…

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