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Eleonore von Trapp

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Eleonore von Trapp (born 14 May 1931 in Salzburg, Austria) Eleonore, nicknamed "Lorli", was born on 14 May 1931 in Salzburg, the second child of Georg Ludwig von Trapp and his second wife Maria Augusta Kutschera. Her full siblings are Rosemarie von Trapp (1929) and Johannes von Trapp (1939), her half siblings are: Rupert von Trapp (1911–1992), Agathe von Trapp (1913), Maria Franziska von Trapp (1914), Werner von Trapp (1915–2007), Hedwig von Trapp (1917–1972), Johanna von Trapp (1919–1994) and Martina von Trapp (1921–1951). The Trapp Family traveled in the summer 1939 to Italy, France and Scandinavia then to the USA. Eleonore sang in the family chorus from 1943 to 1953. She was the first soprano. When her father died in May 1947, she was sixteen years old. She married Hugh David Campbell in 1953. They had seven daughters: Elizabeth, Peggy, Jeanie, Polly, Erika, Hope and Martina. She lives with her family in Waitsfield, Vermont. William Anderson/David Wade, The World of the Trapp Family, 1998  ( Wikipedia article )

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