Sunday, February 23, 2014

Maria von Trapp, Last of Sound of Music Children, Dies at 99

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 CNN reports that  Maria von Trapp, the last of the singing children immortalized in the movie musical "The Sound of Music," died last week at her Vermont home of natural causes. The native of Austria was 99. 

The von Trapp family fled Austria after the German annexation and came to the United States in 1938 and settled in Vermont in 1942

Maria became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1948 and lived at her family's lodge in Stowe, Vermont.  She was the last survivor of the seven original von Trapp children.

KJ

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