Rosmarie Trapp, Whose Family Inspired ‘Sound of Music,’ Dies

Rosmarie was the first daughter of Austrian naval Capt. Georg von Trapp and Maria von Trapp, and a younger half-sibling to the older von Trapp children portrayed on stage and in the movie.

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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME FROM ROSMARIE VON TRAPP TO ROSMARIE TRAPP - This undated photo provided by Trapp Family Lodge shows Rosmarie Trapp. Trapp, whose family inspired "The Sound of Music" has died. She died Friday at age 93 at a nursing home in Morrisville, Vt. according to the Trapp Family Lodge. (Trapp Family Lodge via AP).
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(AP) – Rosmarie Trapp, whose Austrian family the von Trapps was made famous in the musical and beloved movie “The Sound of Music,” has died. She died Friday at the age of 93 at a nursing home in Morrisville, Vermont, Trapp Family Lodge announced. Her brother Johannes is president of the Stowe resort. Rosmarie was the first daughter of Austrian naval Capt. Georg von Trapp and Maria von Trapp, and a younger half-sibling to the…

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