Hedwig Vontrapp


Birthday July 28, 1917

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Austria

DEATH DATE Sep 14, 1972 (55)

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Austrian vocalist and music teacher who was a member of the famed Von Trapp Family Singers, featured in The Sound of Music.

Before Fame

She and her sisters were students in the Ursuline convent in Salzburg-Aigen, where her father met and married Maria Augusta Kutschera, later Maria Von Trapp.


After her career with the Von Trapp Family Singers, she became a music teacher in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Family Life

She was buried in her family's lodge in Zell am See, where her siblings, father, and step-mother were also buried.

Associated With

Christopher Plummer played the role of her father, George Von Trapp, in the film version of The Sound of Music.