The actor, who performed Sixteen Disappearing on Seventeen in the 1965 movie, said people should consider singing the musicals lyrics like going to a therapist
Charmian Carr, who played Liesl von Trapp in The Phone of Music, has died at persons below 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 best known for her role in the Rodgers and Hammersteins 1965 movie, in which she performed the psalm Sixteen Running On Seventeen. She was a college student when she auditioned for the cinema, which also starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
The actor amply espoused gatherings respect for the musical, routinely appearing at devotee happens commemorating the movie, including sing-a-long acts 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 form. Its simply a kind of therapy. They can move around. They can dance and talk back to the screen. They can skip their appointment with the shrink that week.
Carr later wrote a pair of volumes about her knowledge, 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 news that the treasured& exquisite Charmian Carr, beautiful Liesl, has passed away.
Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers and Hammerstein organisation, was indicated in a statement: Its ever heartbreaking when a member of the family legislates away and in the instances of the family of the movie The Voice of Music, its specially heartbreaking when it is the first of the group to go.
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