Maria Author:Maria vonTrapp Maria von Trapp grew up in Aurstria and was left as an orphaned child at a very early age. She joined one of Austria's hardest convents on the hopes of becoming a nun. As the "Will of God" she married Baron Georg von Trapp and became the second mother to his seven children. — Hitler struck Austria and Mrs. Trapp became the guding force of the fam... more »ily.
Maria Trapp was not only a musician, mother, homemaker, lecturuer, and world traveler; she was also an accomplished writer. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers won the Catholic Writers Book Award.
The book was also made into the famous play and movie, "The Sound Of Music", the thrilling story of Maria.« less