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Do Maria and von Trapp marry? How old was Maria von Trapp when she married the captain?

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Do Maria and von Trapp marry: Baroness Maria Augusta von Trapp DHS was the Trapp Family Singers’ stepmother and matriarch. Maria and Georg married in 1927, 11 years before the family’s departure from Austria and not immediately before the Nazi occupation.

Do Maria and von Trapp marry

Because of her affections for Georg von Trapp, Maria did not marry him. In her autobiography, Maria revealed that she fell in love with the children rather than their father at first sight. When he asked her to marry him, she wasn’t sure if she should leave her religious vocation, but the sisters urged her to follow God’s will and marry Georg.



The Von Trapp Family
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“I had no romantic feelings for anyone.” I liked him, but I wasn’t crazy about him. I adored the kids, so I married them in a sort… I eventually came to love him more than I had ever loved before or since.”

How old was Maria von Trapp when she married the captain?

Maria von Trapp married Captain von Trapp when she was only 22 years old.



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