Hedwig Vontrapp

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Birthday
28, 1917
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Sep 14, 1972 (55)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1917
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Sep 14, 1972 (55)

About

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.

Trivia

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.

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