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  • Maria Von Trapp, RIP

    08/28/2014 9:17:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/28/2014 | Jerry Newcombe
    Earlier this year, an event happened that did not receive wide notice. The last of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the last of the children---the real ones---died. Her name was Maria---not to be confused with the lady played by Julie Andrews, Maria Augusta Trapp, who died in 1987. Maria Von Trapp’s death in February 2014 marks the end of an era. The Sound of Music deserves its accolades as the Movie of the Year (1965) and one of the finest films ever made. Even my one-year-old granddaughter is mesmerized by the puppet scene. As a film it is an icon....
  • Maria Von Trapp, Last Of The Sound of Music Siblings, Dead at 99

    02/23/2014 11:25:26 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Time ^ | Feb. 23, 2014 | Sam Frizell
    Inspired the character of Louisa in 1965 movieMaria von Trapp, the last surviving member of the Trapp Family Singers, the itinerant singing group whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria inspired the The Sound of Music, died at the age of 99 in her Vermont home last Tuesday. Von Trapp was the last surviving member of the seven Trapp Family Singers, made famous in The Sound of Music, the Associated Press reports.
  • Julie Andrews and Maria Von Trapp part 1 of 2

    12/23/2012 8:13:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jul 27, 2011 | lalla979
    This is from the Julie Andrews Hour in 1972-73. Show at the link.. . Just in case you tire of some of the other holiday season fare....