Memories Before and After the Sound of Music: An Autobiography

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Harper Collins, Sep 14, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 258 pages

Agathe von Trapp, the oldest daughter in the Trapp Family Singers, offers readers the real story behind an American classic in her poignant and fascinating autobiography Memories Before and After The Sound of Music. The courageous family and events immortalized in the beloved Broadway musical and hit Hollywood film come vibrantly alive in these pages, and Agathe’s post-Sound of Music life is equally compelling.

 

Contents

The Captain Our Father
1
Mamá Our Sunshine
15
Life with Gromi
25
Two Special Occasions
41
The Postwar Era
47
Years of Change
59
Our New Home Near Salzburg
71
A New Mother and Two Baby Sisters
83
The Invasion
129
We Come to America
141
On the Road as the Trapp Family Singers
161
Our Green Mountain Home
173
A New Beginning
189
Oh The Sound of Music
199
Where Are the Children Now?
203
NOTES
209

Spreading My Wings
93
Adventures with Papá
101
We Love to Sing
119
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
212
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About the author (2010)

Agathe von Trapp was born in Austria in 1913. A member of the original Trapp Family Singers, Agathe traveled with the group on their worldwide concert tours in thirty countries. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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