Memories before and after the sound of music

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memories before and after the sound of music

Agathe Von Trapp: Memories Before and After the Sound of Music by Agathe von Trapp

In this compelling autobiography, Agathe von Trapp shares the true story behind the film legend, The Sound of Music. As the oldest van Trapp daughter, Agathes impeccable recall of her child hood brings fresh life to the events that forged enduring bonds within her devoted family. Her memories of her idyllic Austrian home transport readers back to the time before the von Trapps came to America and reveal a close knit group of siblings who adored their gentle father and mourned the tragic loss of their mother. Agathe tells about the arrival of her second mother, Maria, into the family and gives updates on all of her brothers and sisters. Agathes own sketches and special photos illustrate this charming account. Whether or not you are familiar with The Sound of Music, this amazing memoir is sure to capture your imagination and inspire you to read Agathes enchanting story again.
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Memories Before and After the Sound of Music An Autobiography

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As war encroached upon her family and friends, Agathe embarked on an adventure filled with remarkable twists and turns, joys and disappointments. But despite the struggles through the dark times, there was always the saving grace of music. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Learn more. English audio.

Agathe von Trapp was the eldest daughter of the Austrian family who inspired the Rogers and Hammerstein Broadway production and film The Sound of Music. The film was a worldwide sensation, smashing box-office records and snapping up five Oscars. With figures adjusted for inflation, in The Sound of Music was ranked 3rd in the all-time list of biggest-grossing films, only behind Gone with the Wind and Star Wars. However, the film detracted somewhat from the reality of the Von Trapps' experience and left them distressed, without the consolation of remuneration from the film's vast profits. She was one of seven children born to the aristocrat Captain Georg von Trapp and his wife, Agathe Whitehead, the granddaughter of Robert Whitehead, the inventor of the torpedo; they married in Georg became a national hero as a captain in the Austrian navy, commanding submarines during the First World War.

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Agathe von Trapp passed away on December 28, She is best remembered as Liesl, the eldest daughter in the film The Sound of Music. But Agathe was not pleased with the portrayal of her family in the film, especially the character of her father, whose stern demeanor was very different than the kind father she knew. In she eventually published her autobiography, Agathe von Trapp: Memories Before and After The Sound of Music, complete with her own sketches illustrating family life. The National Archives also holds proof that von Trapp family were not exactly as portrayed in movies.

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View Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. Publisher: Providence House Publishers. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. As the oldest von Trapp daughter, Agathe's impeccable recall of her childhood brings fresh life to the events that forged enduring bonds within her devoted family. Her memories of her idyllic Austrian home transport readers back to the time before the von Trapps came to America and reveal a close-knit group of siblings who adored their gentle father and mourned the tragic loss of their mother.

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  3. Roux M. says:

    The World of the Trapp Family: The Life Story of the Legendary Family. I've read several of Maria Augusta Trapp's books, and knew the basic von Trapp family story. I also really enjoyed reading this book by Agathe von Trapp.

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