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With the Sound of Music

Thomas Kinkade Sound of Music Puzzle

You may not realize this, but this popular, award-winning movie was based upon the life  of an actual musical family called The Trapp Family Singers. While some of the details of this 1965 movie are fictional, a lot of it is based upon fact. Georg Von Trapp, a widower with 7 children, married a former nun named Maria. During World War II they escaped the Nazis and eventually settled in the United States. But according to Joan Gearin in Movie vs. Reality:  The Real Story of the von Trapp Family, Georg was a very loving and doting father while Maria was the one with the temper! Georg and Maria had three children together: Rosmarie, Eleanor and Johannes, making for a total of ten Trapp children.

This movie is a lavish production with beautiful music and lush scenery. It is not surprising at all that it is still popular today, over 50 years since it was released. As a great family activity, you and your loved ones can assemble this puzzle entitled The Sound of Music  while seeing how many songs you can remember from the sound track. Have fun with this puzzle and others like it in our Disney/Movie Themed Jigsaw Puzzles.

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