The last surviving member of the original von Trapp family, Maria von Trapp, has passed away in her sleep aged 99.
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, Agathe Whitehead's second-oldest daughter, passed away in her sleep.
Since coming to prominence in the 1940s, von Trapp had lived a quiet life in Vermont.
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 The Sound of Music as Louisa, died at her home in Vermont on Tuesday, according to USA Today.
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Connie Fisher and The Sound Of Music Friday 17th August 2007 who stars as 'Maria von Trapp' in 'The Sound of Music', performing extracts from the musical at Kids Week held in Covent Garden London, England