CANTIQUE DE NOËL

Latest update on 17/11/2014

Artist: Emilio De Gogorza
Author: Adolphe Adam/Placide Cappeau
Label: Zonophone
Year: 1900

Under alias E. Francisco. Written (ca 1843) as Minuit Chrétiens by wine seller Cappeau from Roquemaure (Gard), using Adam's music since day one.

Covers:

1905:

Joseph Saucier

1906:

Pol Plançon [as Noël on Victor]

1908:

Evan Williams [as O Holy Night]

1916:

Enrico Caruso

1939:

Tino Rossi [as Minuit Chrétien]

1950:

Mario Lanza

1958:

Johnny Mathis [as O Holy Night]

1959:

Jussi Björling [Swedish version as O Helga Natt]

1959:

Pat Boone [as O Holy Night]

1962:

Bing Crosby

1963:

Nat King Cole

1963:

Smokey Robinson

1966:

Brothers Four

1966:

Lettermen

1967:

Ella Fitzgerald

1968:

Perry Como

1968:

Mahalia Jackson [as O Holy Night]

1972:

Joan Baez [in French]

1975:

John Denver

1978:

Carpenters

1981:

Anne Murray

1983:

Al Green

1984:

Brave Combo [as cha cha cha]

1986:

Ronnie Milsap

1987:

Reba McEntire

1993:

Aaron Neville

1994:

Luciano Pavarotti

1994:

Mariah Carey

1997:

Hanson

1998:

Celine Dion

1999:

Anne Sofie von Otter [in French]

1999:

Jewel

1999:

Venice

2000:

Three Tenors [in French]

2000:

Christina Aguilera [as O Holy Night]

2001:

Destiny's Child

2001:

Sarah Brightman

2009:

Andrea Bocelli

2010:

Indigo Girls

J.S. Dwight translated it as O Holy Night, soon to become a Xmas evergreen in America. As Minuit Chrétien(s) also cut by Luis Mariano, Les Compagnons de la Chanson, Mireille Mathieu, Petula Clark, Nana Mouskouri, Demis Roussos, Barbara Hendricks, Helmut Lotti and André Rieu.

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