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Werner von Trapp

Werner von Trapp

Austrian-american Singer + Soldier
Born Dec 21, 1915

Werner Ritter von Trapp was the second-oldest son of Georg Ritter von Trapp and Agathe Whitehead. He was a member of the Trapp Family Singers, whose lives were the inspiration for the play and movie The Sound of Music. He was portrayed as the character "Kurt".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Werner von Trapp.


1915 Birth Born on December 21, 1915.


1947 31 Years Old Georg Ritter von Trapp died in 1947 and the family eventually ceased performing. … Read More
1948 32 Years Old He married Erika Klambauer in 1948 and had six children, Barbara, Martin, Bernhard, Elisabeth von Trapp, Tobias, and Stefan.


1959 43 Years Old …  Werner was named after his paternal uncle, who died during World War I. Along with his six siblings Rupert von Trapp (1911–1992), Agathe von Trapp (1913–2010), Maria Franziska (born 1914), Hedwig von Trapp (1917–1972), Johanna von Trapp (1919–1994) and Martina von Trapp (1921–1951), father, and stepmother, Maria Augusta von Trapp, Werner comprised the Trapp Family Singers, who inspired the 1959 Broadway musical and the 1965 Academy Award winning Best Picture The Sound of Music. … Read More


2007 92 Years Old He was the grandfather of Sofia, Melanie, Amanda, and Justin, Stefan's children, the current incarnation of the Trapp Family Singers. He died on 11 October 2007.
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