Croatian music stars died in Lung cancer

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Georg Ludwig Ritter von Trapp

Georg Ludwig Ritter von Trapp (April 4, 1880 Zadar-May 30, 1947 Stowe) also known as Korvettenkapitän Georg Ludwig Ritter von Trapp or Baron Georg von Trapp was a Croatian naval officer, sailor, singer and nobleman. He had ten children, Agathe von Trapp, Maria Franziska von Trapp, Werner von Trapp, Hedwig von Trapp, Johanna von Trapp, Martina von Trapp, Rupert von Trapp, Rosemarie von Trapp, Eleonore von Trapp and Johannes von Trapp.

He became famous as the patriarch and a member of the Trapp Family Singers, which gained international fame after their story was adapted into the Broadway musical and film, The Sound of Music. Von Trapp served in the Austro-Hungarian Navy during World War I where he commanded submarines. In 1918, he transferred to the submarine fleet of the newly formed Yugoslav Navy and was later appointed as an instructor at the Naval Academy. He retired with the rank of corvette captain in 1922 and moved to Austria with his family. After the Nazi takeover of Austria, the family fled to Italy and then the United States, where they eventually settled in Stowe, Vermont. Despite their success as a touring musical group, von Trapp's passion remained sailing and he continued to build and sail boats until his death in 1947.

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