O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree), from Family Christmas Online™. Christmas trees emerged in German-speaking nations in the 16th century (the first Christmas tree is apocryphally attributed to Martin Luther), and by the early 18th century had been brought by German immigrants to the new world. The original German Christmas trees were small by today's.
German Christmas Carol "O Tannenbaum" - "O Fir Tree" - is an old German traditional folk song that pays tribute to the evergreen fir tree as a symbol of constancy and faithfulness. There were many Tannenbaum songs in German, but the best known version was penned in by a Leipzig organist named Ernst Anshütz.
O Christmas Tree, Your branches green delight us! They are green when summer days are bright, They are green when winter snow is white. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, Your branches green delight us! O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, You give us so much pleasure! How oft at Christmas tide the sight, O green fir tree, gives us delight!
" O Tannenbaum" (German: [oː ˈtanənbaʊm]; "O fir tree", English: "O Christmas Tree") is a German Christmas song. Based on a traditional folk song, it became associated with the traditional Christmas tree by the early 20th century and sung as a Christmas cohuginnmetilarfordredora.infoinfoiter(s): Ernst Anschütz, based on a 16th .