“I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”

 

Ever wonder where this song came from? Echosmith is haunting and beautiful, but there is more to this story.

Christmas day, 1863, Henry Longfellow, a 57 year old widowed father with six children, hears that his oldest is seriously wounded while fighting in the Civil War and writes a poem. The Story of Pain and Hope Behind “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” 

 

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