Austrian singer best known as a member of the family band The Trapp Family Singers. Her family was the inspiration behind the famed 1965 musical film "The Sound of Music".
She tutored school-age children professionally and was an avid painter as well as sewer.
She and the rest of the Trapp family once appeared at the Vatican to personally perform for Pope Pius XII.
Her parents were Georg and Agatha von Trapp.
Her mother was played by beloved actress Julie Andrews in the film production of "The Sound of Music", which supplanted "Gone With the Wind' as the highest-grossing film of all time.