Prior to reading this book, I knew the story behind only two of the hymns: "It Is Well with My Soul" (thanks, Adventures in Odyssey!) and "Silent Night." Now, I know lots of fun facts. For example:
- Handel wrote Messiah in twenty-three days.
- The tune to "Jesus Loves the Little Children" was written as a Civil War battle song.
- Martin Luther, a monk, married his wife, a nun, because he couldn't find anyone else to marry her!
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