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Story behind, “Carol of the Bells”

A summary of the story (see the video for a retelling of the story) One of America’s best known poets, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), contributed to the wealth of carols sung each Christmas season, when he composed the words to “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” on December 25th 1864. As with any composition …