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Maria von Trapp (I) (1905–1987)

Singer Maria Trapp was born on January 26, 1905, aboard a train, as her mother hurried from their village in the Tyrol to the hospital in Vienna, Austria. Her mother, Augusta (nee Rainer), died shortly after Maria was born, and her father, Karl Kutschera, died when she was 6 years old. As a guardian to Maria, the court appointed a man whom she has... See full bio »

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 1991 Story of the Trapp Family (TV Series) (novel - 40 episodes)
- Sayounarawaga sokoku (1991) ... (novel)
- Hokori to shinnen (1991) ... (novel)
- Hansu no himitsu (1991) ... (novel)
- Atarashiigo aisatsu (1991) ... (novel)
- Nachisu shinkou (1991) ... (novel)
 1969 Sen bir meleksin (book "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers" - uncredited)
 1965 The Sound of Music (book "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers" - uncredited)
 1958 The Trapp Family in America (characters)
 1956 The Trapp Family (story)
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 1965 The Sound of Music
Extra during 'I Have Confidence' number (uncredited)
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 1981 Saturday Night at the Mill (TV Series)
- Episode #6.4 (1981) ... Self
 1976 Donahue (TV Series)
- Episode dated 29 November 1976 (1976) ... Self
 1976 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Self - Bartoness
- Episode #15.170 (1976) ... Self - Bartoness
 1973 The Julie Andrews Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.16 (1973) ... Self
 1964 The Linkletter Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 May 1964 (1964) ... Self
 1963 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 October 1963 (1963) ... Self
 1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode #1.50 (1962) ... Self
 1962 The Tonight Show (TV Series)
Self - Baroness von Trapp
- Episode #1.125 (1962) ... Self - Baroness von Trapp
 1950 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
- Maria Von Trapp (1950) ... Self
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 2017 The Sound of Austria (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Biography (TV Series documentary)

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Appeared on the daytime talk show "Lucila Mortenson" on May 3, 1960.

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens. See more »


Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives." Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 834-835. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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