The actor, who performed Sixteen Croaking on Seventeen in the 1965 film, said beings should consider singing the musicals carols like going to a therapist
Charmian Carr, who played Liesl von Trapp in The Din of Music, has died at the age of 73.
The actors spokesman said she died on Saturday in Los Angeles, of complications from a rare form of dementia.
Carr was better known for her role in the Rodgers and Hammersteins 1965 movie, in which she performed the ballad Sixteen Croaking On Seventeen. She was a college student when she auditioned for the film, which likewise starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
The actor amply espoused audiences venerate for the musical, frequently showing at devotee happens celebrating the movie, including sing-a-long conducts at the Hollywood Bowl.
I tell people that they should consider sing-a-long Sound Of Music like going to a therapist, she told Associated Press before a 2005 impression. Its exactly a kind of rehabilitation. They can move around. They can dance and talk back to the screen. They can hop-skip their appointment with the shrivel that week.
Carr afterward wrote a duo of volumes about her events, Forever Liesl and Letters To Liesl. She went on to star with Anthony Perkins in Evening Primrose, the Stephen Sondheim television musical.
Kym Karath, who played Gretl, the youngest of the Von Trapp children, wrote on Twitter: It is with infinite sadness that I share the terrible information that the treasured& elegant Charmian Carr, beautiful Liesl, has passed away.
Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers and Hammerstein organisation, said in a statement: Its ever pathetic when a member of the family transfers away and in the case of the family of the movie The Resonate of Music, its specially sad when it is the first of the group to go.
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