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  The My Hero Project - George Ritter von Trapp
Captain von Trapp had been born and brought up on the seashore, hearing stories of his father's days in the Navy, and it was one of his passions to be near the ocean.
George von Trapp gathered his family together and told them that they would have to decide whether to stay in Austria, or go to America for good.
George Ritter von Trapp with courage and wit defended his family and country.
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  Georg Ritter von Trapp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Georg Ritter von Trapp (April 4, 1880 - May 30, 1947) headed the famous Austrian singing family memorialized in the musical The Sound of Music.
Georg Trapp was born in Zara, Dalmatia and in 1894 he followed his father's career into the Navy, entering the naval academy at Fiume.
Ritter von Trapp attempted to settle down with his wife and seven children, but in 1922, four years after the war, an epidemic of scarlet fever killed his wife Agathe.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/g/ge/georg_ritter_von_trapp.html   (699 words)

  
 Georg Ritter von Trapp - Dic.blogopt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Georg Ritter von Trapp (April 4, 1880 - May 30, 1947) headed the famous Austrian singing family immortalized in the musical The Sound of Music.
Georg von Trapp, his wife Maria von Trapp, and Hedwig von Trapp (1917-1972), the fifth child of Georg von Trapp and Agathe von Trapp, are interred in the family cemetery at the Lodge.
Ritter (German for "Rider") is the lowest-ranking title of lower nobility, in German-speaking areas, considered equal to the title Knight.
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 rittervontrapp
Georg Ritter von Trapp was born on April 4, 1880 in the coastal city of Zara, what is today Zadar, Croatia but what was then a Hungarian port, part of the Hapsburg Empire of Austria-Hungary.
Ritter von Trapp retired, but the loss of his beloved naval career was only the beginning of his misery as in 1924 his beloved wife Agathe died in a scarlet fever epidemic.
Although the von Trapp family often sang together for fun, none of them really took it seriously until 1935 with the arrival of Father Franz Wasner, who was a lover of music and became their family chaplain and musical conductor.
www.geocities.com /josephcrisp/rittervontrapp.html   (1251 words)

  
 Sound of Music - Austria
Hier gebar Agathe von Trapp ihre ersten zwei Kinder Rupert und Agathe.
April 1915 erhielt Georg das Kommando über das U-Boot SMU 5 und versenkte damit den Panzerkreuzer Leon Gambetta und torpedierte das italienische U-Boot Nereide.
Baron Trapp verlor sein Geld, das er bei der Lammer-Bank angelegt hatte, als diese 1934 auf Grund der Weltwirtschaftskrise den Konkurs anmelden musste.
www.oesterreichsuche.eu /soundofmusic1.htm   (1299 words)

  
 The My Hero Project - George Ritter von Trapp
Captain von Trapp had been born and brought up on the seashore, hearing stories of his father's days in the Navy, and it was one of his passions to be near the ocean.
George von Trapp gathered his family together and told them that they would have to decide whether to stay in Austria, or go to America for good.
George Ritter von Trapp with courage and wit defended his family and country.
www.myhero.com /hero.asp?hero=Von_Trapp   (1805 words)

  
 Maria von Trapp: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Maria von Trapp was born Maria Kutschera in Austria (Austria: A mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century) on January 26, 1905.
Maria von Trapp, her husband, and Hedwig von Trapp (1917-1972), the fifth child of Georg and Agathe von Trapp, are interred in the family cemetery at the Lodge.
Maria von Trapp's granddaughter, Elisabeth von Trapp, is a singer whose concerts are an eclectic mixture of Gregorian chant, musical comedy, country and contemporary folk.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/maria_von_trapp   (600 words)

  
 The Trapp Family - The Sound of Music
She was a tutor for one of von Trapp's sisters, who was too weak from scarlet fever to make the 45-minute trek to school.
Agathe von Trapp could have lived with all of that, had it not been for the musical's portrayal of her father as cold and distant.
At first, von Trapp didn't stray far from her stepmother, by then widowed and running the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vt. She and Kane, who worked at the lodge in the early 1950s, started a private kindergarten in the town.
www.arlindo-correia.com /020504.html   (1214 words)

  
 Articles - The Sound of Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In Salzburg, Austria, Maria, a woman studying to become a nun, is sent from her convent to be the governess to seven children of a widowed naval commander, Captain Georg Ritter von Trapp.
The von Trapps spent some years in Austria after Maria and the Captain had married (in 1927) – they did not have to flee right away – and when they did it was to Italy, not Switzerland, via train not foot.
Frederica von Stade sang the role of Maria opposite Hakan Hagegard's Captain von Trapp and Eileen Farrell as the Mother Abbess.
www.techize.com /articles/The_Sound_of_Music   (1876 words)

  
 Istria on the Internet - Relevant Non-Istrians
Von Trapp, the younger, was fascinated by submarines and was determined to join the new and still very hazardous submarine service.
Von Trapp He went to Fiume where innovations were being made in submarine and torpedo technology at Whitehead and Co. Promoted to Lieutenant Commander, he was later offered command of one of the earliest submarines in the Imperial and Royal Navy, the SMU-6.
In 1939 the Villa von Trapp became the headquarters of the infamous Heinrich Himmler, Reichsführer and head of the SS storm troopers.
www.istrianet.org /istria/illustri/non-istrian/von_trapp   (5933 words)

  
 Maria von Trapp -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Maria Augusta von Trapp (born Maria Augusta Kutschera in Austria on January 25, 1905; died March 28, 1987) was the matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers.
While a nun in a convent in Salzburg, Maria was asked to nurse one of the seven children of widowed naval commander Georg Ritter von Trapp.
Maria von Trapp, her husband (Georg Ritter von Trapp died on May 30, 1947), and Hedwig von Trapp (1917-1972), the fifth child of Georg and Agathe von Trapp, are interred in the family cemetery at the Lodge.
www.bharatgrid.com /mediawiki/index.php/Maria_von_Trapp   (618 words)

  
 The Sound of Music - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The von Trapps spent some years in Austria after Maria and the Captain had married - in 1927 - they did not have to flee right away - and they fled to Italy, not Switzerland.
Maria von Trapp herself, present at the opening night performance, described her as "the best" Maria ever.
The seven von Trapp children are five girls and two boys: Liesl (16 years old "going on 17"), Friedrich (14), Louisa (13), Kurt (11), Brigitta (10), Marta (6), Gretl (5).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Sound_of_Music   (1329 words)

  
 Georg Ritter von Trapp: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Georg Trapp was born in Zara (Zadar (italian zara) is a list of cities in croatiacity in croatia on the adriatic sea, with a population...)
Maria Kutscher (Maria von trapp was born maria kutschera in austria on january 26, 1905....)
the von Trapps took a train into Italy (A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /ref/georg_ritter_von_trapp   (2230 words)

  
 Von Trappe Family Lodge
Maria von Trapp was born Maria Kutschera in Austria on January 26, 1905.
She was the matron of the Trapp Family Singers, and the story of her family's inception and their escape from the Nazis during World War II is the inspiration for the musical ''The Sound of Music''.
While a nun in a convent in Salzburg, Maria was asked to nurse one of the 7 children of widowed naval commander Georg Ritter von Trapp.
www.artistbooking.com /trips/218/von-trappe-family-lodge.html   (868 words)

  
 Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and Online Memorials
Wife of Captain George Ritter von Trapp, their story was made famous in the musical film, “The Sound of Music” (1965), in which her role was played by Julie Andrews.
In 1924, she entered the Nonnberg Benedictine Convent intending to become a nun, but in 1926, she was sent to become a governess at the home of a widowed retired Austrian Navy Captain, Georg Ritter von Trapp, with seven children (the Captain’s first wife, Agathe, had died of scarlet fever in 1922).
Georg von Trapp died in May 1947, and Maria became the head of the family.
www.findagrave.com /cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1610   (551 words)

  
 the sound of music - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
In Salzburg, Austria, Maria, a woman studying to be a nun, is sent from her convent to be the governess of the seven children of a widowed naval commander, Captain Georg Ritter von Trapp.
It should be noted that some details of the von Trapp story were altered for the play and the film.
Despite her misgivings that at age 51 she was too old to play the role convincingly, Clark opened to unanimous rave reviews (and the largest advance sale in the history of British theatre at that time).
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/The-Sound-of-Music   (1002 words)

  
 uboat.net - The History - World War One
Georg Ritter von Trapp) hit the French armoured cruiser Léon Gambetta (12,500 tons) at the mouth of the Adriatic in a submerged night attack with two torpedoes - the first time a submarine attacked submerged at night.
Ritter von Trapp, who was to become Austria's leading ace, was then promoted to Korvettenkapitän and in October 1915 took over the captured and converted French submarine Curie ** as SM U-XIV which was very successful in the tonnage war under his command.
Lothar von Arnauld de la Periere, who was to become the most successful U-boat skipper of all time, a record which still stands.
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 Konditorei Cafe Braun - Startseite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Sound of Music is based on the history of Georg Ritter von Trapp, his children and the governess Maria Auguste von Kutschera.
Georg Ritter von Trapp was born in Croatia on April 4th 1880.
In the year 1947 Georg Ritter died and with him the 20 years singing career of the family.
www.konditorei-braun.at /usasound1.htm   (316 words)

  
 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Look for Georg ritter von trapp in the Commons, our repository for free images, music, sound, and video.
Maria von Trapp, her husband (Georg Ritter von Trapp died on May 30, 1947), and Hedwig von Trapp (1917-1972), the fifth child of Georg and Agathe von Trapp, are interred in the family cemetery at the...
Georg Ritter von Trapp Interesting summary of the Captain's WWI submarine career from MyHero.com.
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 Las Vegas SUN: VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: Production has all the trappings
Four great-grandchildren of Baron Georg Ritter von Trapp are professional singers and are coming to Las Vegas to perform in a stage version of their famous family story.
Von Trapp was the patriarch of the famous singing family whose amazing story of escaping the Nazis was exquisitely captured in the 1965 Oscar-winning movie starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
Sofia von Trapp, 14, Melanie von Trapp, 12, Amanda von Trapp, 11, Justin von Trapp, 8, and their parents, Annie and Stefan von Trapp, arrive in Las Vegas in late July.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/text/2003/may/23/515123833.html   (683 words)

  
 Maria Augusta von Kutschera | The story of the Trapp Family | Salzburg Panorama Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Maria Augusta von Kutschera was born on a train on its way to Vienna on January 25, 1905.
Her mother died when she was about two years old and Maria grew up with a foster mother (an elderly cousin of her father) in a little house on the outskirts of Vienna.
It was decided that Maria should leave the convent for a year to go to the Trapp Villa to work as a governess for the captain’s daughter who lay in bed with rheumatic fever.
www.soundofmusictour.com /infos/maria.shtml   (269 words)

  
 The Hindu : Entertainment Hyderabad / Cinema : The hills reverberate with sound of music
The world is celebrating the 40th year of the movie, and the birth centenary of the real-life Maria Von Trapp (1905-1987), on whom "The Sound of Music" is based.
Trapp fell in love with her and they married in 1927.
Undaunted, Maria began the Trapp Family legend and during the early 1930s, she founded a family singing group and gave public performances in Austria.
www.hindu.com /fr/2005/04/01/stories/2005040101460300.htm   (1118 words)

  
 islandpacket.com | Youth theater stages beloved musical 'Sound of Music'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Trapp, a widower, entrusts his children to the care a series of governesses until Maria, played by Beth Green, is sent to the family to serve as a temporary governess from an abby.
The Trapp children, along with their father, become enchanted with Maria as she teaches them the joys of music.
When they ask to her make her job permanent, Maria, who feels called to be a nun but also is falling in love with the family, struggles with the decision to stay on.
www.islandpacket.com /features/story/5608969p-5040114c.html   (687 words)

  
 'Sound of Music' family history for von Trapps
Several of the great-grandchildren of Baron and Maria von Trapp now live in Montana and have formed a singing group to honor both the songs that made their family famous through the movie and the songs that their grandfather, Werner von Trapp, learned in his childhood.
The von Trapp children, Sofia, 17, Melanie, 15, Amanda, 14, and Justin, 11, will be performing these songs at Chandler Center for the Arts this weekend.
The von Trapp children were able to meet the cast of the first production.
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 Georg Ritter von Trapp | The story of the Trapp Family | Salzburg Panorama Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Georg Ritter von Trapp was born on April 4th, 1880, in Zara (now Zadar), Croatia, then still part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire.
Captain Trapp not only lost his post, but also his wife.
In 1938, Austria was annexed to Adolf Hitler’s German Empire and Captain Trapp was offered a high position in its navy.
www.soundofmusictour.com /infos   (209 words)

  
 von trapp family information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
color photographs, this is the most extensive profile of the von Trapp Family written to date...
Sources yet to be consulted: Baron Georg Ritter von Trapp, born 1880, of the famous singing family, submarine commander in Austro-Hungarian Navy,...
George von Trapp gathered his family together and told them that they would have to decide whether to stay...
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Although there are similarities between the life of the Trapp Family and the movie, there are also a lot of things left untold and changed for the effect.
In 1941, the Trapp family bought a large farm in Vermont, in a countryside very similar to the Austrian landscape that they missed so much.
If you want to know more about the Von Trapp Family, take a look at the books offered in the Merchandise section or visit www.trappfamily.com.
www.julie-andrews.net /tsom/Trappfamily.htm   (689 words)

  
 The Story of My Family - Trapp Family Lodge
The Story of My Family are memories of Maria von Trapp, age 91, who is the third child of Agathe Whitehead von Trapp and Captain von Trapp.
For additional, more in-depth information about the von Trapp family, please visit our on-line Catalogue Store or call 800.826.7000, Extension 5721.
We recommend the following books: "The Story of The Trapp Family Singers", by Maria Kutschera von Trapp (this book was the inspiration for the "Sound of Music"), Memories Before and After The Sound of Music" by Agathe von Trapp, and "The World of The Trapp Family" by William Anderson.
www.trappfamily.com /familystory/history.php?tid=1   (690 words)

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