Sweden’s Child of Light
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1223 , Segment 1
Episode: St. Lucia, Fake Reviews, Spooky Christmas
- Dec 13, 2019 11:00 pm
- 9:35 mins
Guest: Christopher Oscarson, Professor of Scandinavian History and Swedish Literature at Brigham Young University December 13th is Saint Lucia Day which is especially big in Sweden. And it’s a little ironic because this song about Saint Lucia and the saint herself both come from warm, sunny Sicily. Now, it’s biggest devotees are in the dark, cold north. How did that happen? (Originally aired 12/13/18).