Many German Christmas Songs became popular when they were translated into English. Chances are you've sung some of these holiday favorites without realizing that the song originated hundreds of years ago in Germany.
Here are some English carols with German origins, as well as some traditional carols that are still sung in Germany today.
English Classics with German Beginnings
These Christmas carols, popular in English, began as German songs:
Traditional German Carols
These German Christmas carols began as regular religious songs. Today they are well-loved carols that welcome the Christmas season.
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Singing silly Christmas Carols are a surefire way to get the holidays started with a smile.