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Which von Trapp recently died? What happened to Rosmarie Trapp?

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Rosemary Trapp

One of the souls who inspired the hit musical drama The Sounds of Music starring Christopher Plummer and then Hollywood screen goddess, Julia Roberts, has died.

Rosmarie Trapp 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.

The family fled from Nazi-occupied Austria in 1938 and performed musical tours throughout Europe and America. They settled in Vermont in the early 1940s and opened a ski lodge in Stowe.

Which von Trapp recently died?

Rosemarie Trapp has died. She passed on on Friday at the age of 93 at a nursing home in Morrisville, Vermont, Trapp Family Lodge announced.

“The Sound of Music,” was inspiredbby  a 1949 book by Maria von Trapp. Georg von Trapp and his first wife, Agathe Whitehead von Trapp. After his first wife died, Georg married Maria, who taught the children music. The lives of the Trapps inspired songs and quality theatre for families.

What happened to Rosmarie Trapp?

Rosmarie worked for a couple of years as a missionary and teacher with her sister, her family said. She was known for walking everywhere, frequently pulling her groceries home in a basket.

They said, she led sing-alongs, knitting circles, spun wool, owned multiple thrift shops and loved to teach people to sing, they said.

She died of old age. A natural and peaceful death.

Rosmarie Trapp parents and siblings

Her parents were Maria and Georg Von Trapp.

Rosmarie Trapp funeral

In a statement by a member of The Trapp family lodge, they said “Her kindness, generosity, and colorful spirit were legendary, and she had a positive impact on countless lives,”.

Arrangements for the burial service of Madame Rose Trapp have not yet been made public.

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