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Maria Von Trapp


Matriarch from the renowned Trapp Family members Singers who have inspired the music The Audio of Music. She was a schoolteacher at a monastery getting ready to turn into a nun when the daddy of 1 her costs asked to look at her. Later on, after his personal wife passed away, he asked Maria to marry him. After her family’s performing was noticed on the air, they were asked to perform from the Austrian authorities and became known after a favorite festival efficiency. She was created on the train coming to a medical center in Vienna and, by age group seven, she got dropped both of her parents. Christopher Plummer performed the type of her spouse, Captain Von Trapp, on Broadway.

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Full Name Maria von Trapp
Date Of Birth January 26, 1905
Died March 28, 1987, Morrisville, Vermont, United States
Place Of Birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.74 m
Profession World Music Singer
Education Hyannis State Teachers College
Nationality American, Austrian
Spouse Georg von Trapp
Children Johannes von Trapp, Eleonore von Trapp, Rosmarie von Trapp
Parents Karl Kutschera, Augusta Rainer
Movies The Sound of Music, The Trapp Family in America, The Trapp Family
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives." Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 834-835. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.
2The movie The Sound of Music (1965) was based on her life.
3Daughters' names: Rosemarie Trapp (born February, 8 1929) and Eleonore Von Trapp-Campbell (born May, 14 1931) (nicknamed Lorli).
4Had seven stepchildren: Rupert (1911-1992), Agathe (1913-2010), Maria von Trapp (1914-2014), Werner (1915-2007), Hedwig (1917-1972), Johanna (1919-1994) and Martina (1921-1951).
5Son's name: Johannes Von Trapp (born January, 17 1939).



Torappu ikka monogatari1991TV Series novel
Sen bir meleksin1969book "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers" - uncredited
The Sound of Music1965book "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers" - uncredited
Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika1958characters
Die Trapp-Familie1956story



The Sound of Music1965Extra during 'I Have Confidence' number (uncredited)



Saturday Night at the Mill1981TV SeriesHerself
Donahue1976TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1976TV SeriesHerself - Bartoness
The Julie Andrews Hour1972TV SeriesHerself
The Linkletter Show1964TV SeriesHerself
Today1963TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1962TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHerself - Baroness von Trapp

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Biography1998TV Series documentaryHerself

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