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One of the Trapp Family Daughters Dies at 90

Eleanor, or 'Lorli,' was in the family made famous by 'Sound of Music'

(Newser) - The second daughter of Maria von Trapp, whose Austrian family was famous for being depicted in the musical and beloved movie The Sound of Music, has died at age 90. Eleonore “Lorli” von Trapp Campbell died Sunday in Northfield, Vermont, per the AP . Campbell was born in Salzburg, Austria,...

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Agathe von Trapp, oldest daughter of famed singing family, dead at 97

(Newser) - Agathe von Trapp has climbed her last mountain. The oldest daughter of the musical family whose legendary escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for the equally legendary The Sound of Music died Tuesday at age 97. Agathe, a guitarist, was represented in the film by "I am 16-going-on-17"...

Sour Notes Fade for Real Von Trapps

Family, now Vermont innkeepers, comes to terms with Sound of Music

(Newser) - Being part of the family made famous by The Sound of Music hasn’t always had Johannes von Trapp, now 69, singing a happy tune, the New York Times reports, but passing the torch to a new generation has given him some peace. His son Sam is taking over the...

Austria Scraps Plans to Make von Trapp Villa a Tourist Trap

City blocks plans to turn Salzburg villa into a hotel

(Newser) - Fans of The Sound of the Music won't be able to stay at the von Trapp family villa in Austria now that authorities have blocked a plan to turn the villa into a hotel. An astonishing 40% of overnight stays in Salzburg are booked by Sound of Music fans. But...

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