The original reindeer in The poem were Dasher Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet,Cupid,Donder and Blitzen!
Rudolph was created by Robert May for Montgomery Ward Department Stores in 1939.
Rudolph became a Christmas favorite when Gene Autry
recorded the hit song "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" in 1949
Play Rudolph's Song
How Rudolph Has Fun