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The story of the Trapp Family Singers

The story of the Trapp Family Singers

Author: Maria Augusta Trapp
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : Biography : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
With nearly 1,500 Broadway performances, six Tony Awards, more than three million albums sold, and five Academy Awards, The Sound of Music, based on the lives of Maria, the baron, and their singing children, is as familiar to most of us as our own family history. But much about the real-life woman and her family was left untold. Here, Baroness Maria Augusta Trapp tells in her own beautiful, simple words the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Augusta Trapp
OCLC Number: 224005384
Reproduction Notes: Braille. Madison, Wis. : Volunteer Braillists & Tapists. 4 v. (598 p.).
Description: 312 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part one: --
Chapter before the first --
Just loaned --
Glories of the past --
"The baron doesn't want it ..." --
Austrian Christmas --
"God's will hath no why" --
Feasts in a family --
Festival summer and a baby --
Uncle Peter and his handbook --
Operation, a turtle, and a long distance call --
Aren?t we lucky! --
"Never again" --
From hobby to profession --
And the lord said to Abram ... --
Part two: On the "American farmer" --
First ten years are the hardest --
Getting settled --
Barbara --
What next? --
In sight of the statue of liberty --
Learning new ways --
Miracle --
Merion --
Fly --
Stowe in Vermont --
New chapter --
End of a perfect stay --
New house --
Concerts in wartime --
Trapp family music camp --
Snapshots of the camp --
Trapp family Austrian relief, inc. --
Letter --
Memorable year --
Cor unum.
Responsibility: Maria Augusta Trapp.


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