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Von Trapp Family Singers To Say Farewell

Sofia, Melanie, Amanda and August von Trapp, the great-grandchildren of Captain and Maria von Trapp, announced on Tuesday (22Mar16) they will no longer tour and officially call it quits as a family band...

Sound Of Music Costumes Up For Auction

Seven items from the Oscar-winning musical, including three dresses, two sets of lederhosen, a sweater and shorts, will form the main attraction at the sale in Los Angeles. In the 1965 movie,...

Julie Andrews Writing New Memoir

The actress and singer penned her first tome, titled Home, in 2008, and she announced on Monday (23Mar15) that she is writing a second volume. Andrews revealed the project in a statement,...

Mary Martin's Tony Award Snapped Up At Auction

Larry Hagman's mother scored the Best Actress in a Musical Tony for her portrayal of lead character Maria von Trapp in 1959, and it was purchased by a mystery buyer at the RR...

Julie Andrews Gushes Over Lady Gaga

Dame Julie Andrews has sung the praises of her "new friend" Lady Gaga after the pop star performed a The Sound Of Music medley at the Oscars on Sunday night (22Feb15).The Born This Way hitmaker...

Julie Andrews Stunned Tourists With Sound Of Music Song

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...

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

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

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...

Final The Sound Of Music Sibling Dies

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...

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

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...

Carrie Underwood Wins Praise For Sound Of Music Show

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...

Carrie Underwood Injured In Sound Of Music Rehearsals

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...

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

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...

Stephen Moyer Set For Tv Adaptation Of The Sound Of Music

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...

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

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,...

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

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...

Carrie Underwood To Star In The Sound Of Music Tv Revamp

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...

Nbc To Air Sound Of Music Special -- Live

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...

Nicole Scherzinger To Star In Jesus Christ Superstar Tour

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...

Jane Lynch Studied Sound Of Music Nun For Mother Superior Role

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...

Neil Young Blasts The Sound Of Today's Music

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...

Chris Colfer Wants Julie Andrews On Glee

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'...

Christina Aguilera Was No 'Angel' During Marriage

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...

Julie Andrews' Movie Costumes For Sale

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...

Plummer Finally Grateful For 'Timeless' Sound Of Music

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...

Music Memorabilia Up For Auction

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...

Real-life Sound Of Music Family Member Dies

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)....

Nbc Hardest Hit By Eastern Snowstorm

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...

Dolly Parton To Get Lifetime Achievement Grammy

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...

Truhitte Blasts Oprah For Sound Of Music Exclusion

Actor DANIEL TRUHITTE has voiced his frustration after he was left out of THE SOUND OF MUSIC reunion on OPRAH WINFREY's U.S. talk show earlier this week (beg25Oct10).The 67 year old - who played Rolfe,...

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