The Sound of Music
is a musical
based on a 1956 German movie, Die Trapp-Familie
and The Story of the Trapp Family Singers
by Maria von Trapp. The book was written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The lyrics were written by Oscar Hammerstein II
. The music was written by Richard Rodgers
. It was the last musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Hammerstein died of cancer nine months after the Broadway opening.
The Sound Of Music was made into an Academy Award winning movie in 1965
starring Julie Andrews.
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