Lieutenant Von Trapp and Agathe Whitehead circa 1910~ the first wife that died of scarlet fever
Baron von Trapp, was an Austro-Hungarian Navy officer. His exploits at sea during World War I earned him numerous decorations, including the prestigious Military Order of Maria Theresa. The story of his family served as the inspiration for the musical The Sound of Music.
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The von Trapp family, the basis of the "Sounds of Music" is real!
Captain Georg von Trapp.
von Trapp on duty aboard SMU-5 circa 1918
Captain von Trapp and Maria after their wedding on November 26, 1927
Georg Von Trapp's First Wife | Agathe von Trapp (right), pictured in 1948. Photograph: AP
Christopher Plummer as Captain Georg von Trapp in “The Sound of Music”, 1965
Georg Ritter von Trapp (the real deal from The Sound of Music)