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Julie Andrews Stunned Tourists With Sound Of Music Song

23rd May 2014

Actress Dame Julie Andrews gave a group of tourists a free performance from her hit movie musical The Sound Of Music by singing its title track during a day out in the Swiss Alps.The veteran...

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Maria Von Trapp, Last Surviving Member Of Immortalized 'Sound Of Music' Family, Dies Aged 99

By Nick Hill | 24th February 2014

The last surviving member of the original von Trapp family, whose lives inspired 'The Sound of Music' story, has died aged 99. Maria Von Trapp, who was Capt. Georg von Trapp and his first wife,...

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The Real Life Louisa, Maria Von Trapp, Had Died At 99

By Victoria Pavlova | 23rd February 2014

Maria von Trapp, the last member of the real-life von Trapp Family Singers, whose story was made popular by The Sound of Music, has died at age 99. The real von Trapp singer, portrayed in...

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Final The Sound Of Music Sibling Dies

23rd February 2014

The last surviving member of the real life singing siblings who inspired The Sound Of Music's von Trapp family has died.Maria Franziska von Trapp, whose story became the basis for the musical, passed away on...

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Original Gretl Von Trapp Disappointed By Carrie Underwood's Sound Of Music Performance

6th December 2013

One of the original child stars of movie classic The Sound Of Music was left "mystified and disappointed" by Carrie Underwood's performance in a live Tv production of the hit musical following its U.S. broadcast...

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Carrie Underwood Wins Praise For Sound Of Music Show

6th December 2013

Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert and Hillary Scott are among the stars who have sent messages of congratulations to Carrie Underwood following her successful turn in a live Tv production of The Sound Of Music.The country...

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The Things They Tweet: 3982538

5th December 2013

"So yesterday I had a startling run-in with a bat... Yes, I said Bat! I wonder what today's rehearsals have in store! Where's Ozzy? Just kidding." Singer Carrie Underwood references Ozzy Osbourne's famous bat-eating stage...

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Carrie Underwood Injured In Sound Of Music Rehearsals

3rd December 2013

Country star Carrie Underwood is performing through the pain after injuring herself in rehearsals just days before her live Tv production of The Sound Of Music.The singer takes on the role of Maria, made famous...

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Carrie Underwood Relocates To New York In Preparation For Sound Of Music Production

24th October 2013

Country star Carrie Underwood has set up home in New York three weeks before she is due to begin rehearsals for a live Tv broadcast of The Sound Of Music, so she can perfect her...

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The Things They Say: 3895683

7th October 2013

"I think she's great. It's going to be the original show, I believe, and I think after 40 or 50 years it's probably time somebody else had a crack at it." Julie Andrews can't wait...

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The Things They Say: 3878505

23rd September 2013

"It's like three hours of live Tv. I've gotta memorise lines. I move to New York in like a week so it's gonna be crazy, I'll be there for a couple months. I've never had...

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Stephen Moyer Set For Tv Adaptation Of The Sound Of Music

23rd August 2013

True Blood star Stephen Moyer will take on Christopher Plummer's iconic role in The Sound Of Music for an upcoming Tv revamp of the classic movie musical.Moyer will play single father of seven Capt. Georg...

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Julie Andrews' Sound Of Music Costumes Sell For $1.3 Million

29th July 2013

A selection of costumes from Julie Andrews' classic movie The Sound Of Music have sold at auction in California for $1.3 million (£866,000).The garments included the main outfit worn by the Hollywood legend's character Maria,...

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Julie Andrews' Sound Of Music Costumes To Be Sold At Auction

3rd July 2013

Costumes worn by Julie Andrews and members of The Sound Of Music's child cast are to be auctioned in Hollywood later this month (Jul13).The movie star's Maria dress, which Andrews wore while performing Do-Re-Mi in...

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Carrie Underwood To Star In The Sound Of Music Tv Revamp

30th November 2012

The hills are alive with the sound of music for country singer Carrie Underwood - she is following in the footsteps of Julie Andrews after signing on to play Maria Von Trapp in an upcoming...

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Nbc To Air Sound Of Music Special -- Live

2nd July 2012

NBC plans to experiment again with a live television production with a live telecast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music , it announced on Friday. The production will be staged by Craig Zadan...

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2nd July 2012

TV bosses at Nbc in the U.S. are making plans to air a live broadcast of movie musical and Broadway hit The Sound Of Music. Smash producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will present the...

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Nicole Scherzinger To Star In Jesus Christ Superstar Tour

9th May 2012

Nicole Scherzinger will play Mary Magdalene in the UK tour of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'. The former Pussycat Doll singer will star in the Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock musical alongside Tim Minchin...

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Jane Lynch Studied Sound Of Music Nun For Mother Superior Role

11th April 2012

Glee star Jane Lynch revisited classic movie The Sound Of Music to get in the habit of playing a nun in the new Three Stooges film.The actress plays Mother Superior is the new zany comedy...

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The Things They Say 24184

29th January 2012

"It's like the albatross. It hangs over you and you want to shoot it, but you can't." Christopher Plummer on The Sound Of Music.

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Neil Young Blasts The Sound Of Today's Music

23rd January 2012

Neil Young gets "angry" at the current state of "the sound of music".The 'Rockin' in the Free World' singer is not a fan of the digital age of music as he doesn't think the quality...

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Fascinating Fact 12552

15th December 2011

The Sound Of Music veteran Christopher Plummer is to be honoured with the Modern Master Award at the 27th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California next month (Jan12).

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Chris Colfer Wants Julie Andrews On Glee

24th August 2011

Chris Colfer wants Dame Julie Andrews to have a cameo in 'Glee'.The 21-year-old actor thinks the 75-year-old screen and stage legend - famous for her roles in musicals 'Mary Poppins' and 'The Sound of Music'...

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Christina Aguilera Was No 'Angel' During Marriage

15th June 2011

Christina Aguilera admits neither she nor her ex-husband were "angels" during their marriage.The 30-year-old singer-and-actress split from music executive Jordan Bratman last October - with their divorce finalised in April 2011 - and Christina is...

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Julie Andrews' Movie Costumes For Sale

27th May 2011

Julie Andrews' costumes from 'The Sound of Music' are among 3,500 items to be auctioned off from a collection owned by Debbie Reynolds.'Singin' in the Rain' star Debbie - the daughter of actress Carrie Fisher...

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Plummer Finally Grateful For 'Timeless' Sound Of Music

26th May 2011

Veteran actor Christopher Plummer has only recently accepted The Sound Of Music as the beloved family classic it has become after spending decades loathing the movie's widespread popularity.The Canadian star appeared opposite Julie Andrews in...

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Music Memorabilia Up For Auction

25th February 2011

An autographed SONNY & CHER album and a THE SOUND OF MUSIC collage signed by DAME JULIE ANDREWS and CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER are among lots going under the hammer next week (beg28Feb11).A photo of The Beatles...

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Real-life Sound Of Music Family Member Dies

29th December 2010

A woman whose family inspired classic movie musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC has died.Agathe von Trapp passed away on Tuesday (28Dec10) at a hospice in Towson, Maryland after suffering congestive heart failure last month (Nov10)....

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Nbc Hardest Hit By Eastern Snowstorm

27th December 2010

Without Sunday Night Football on its schedule, NBC fell from first to last place in the Sunday primetime ratings. Because of the NFL's decision to move the scheduled Sunday Night Football game to Tuesday on...

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Dolly Parton To Get Lifetime Achievement Grammy

22nd December 2010

Dolly Parton and Ramones will receive Lifetime Achievement Grammys.The country singer and the rock group will be honoured for their contribution to music, alongside 'Mary Poppins' singer and musicals star Dame Julie Andrews in a...

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