The actor, who performed Sixteen Disappearing on Seventeen in the 1965 movie, said people should consider singing the musicals anthems 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 best known for her persona in the Rodgers and Hammersteins 1965 cinema, in which she acted the chant Sixteen Starting On Seventeen. She was a college student when she auditioned for the film, which also starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
The actor amply embraced audiences adoration for the musical, routinely emerging at follower happens commemorating the movie, including sing-a-long accomplishments 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 appearance. Its only a kind of care. They can move around. They can jig and talk back to the screen. They can bounce their appointment with the wither that week.
Carr afterward wrote a duo 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 video 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 heartbreaking bulletin that the treasured& exquisite Charmian Carr, beautiful Liesl, has passed away.
Ted Chapin, chairman of the Rodgers and Hammerstein organisation, said in a statement: Its always happy when a member of their own families extends away and in the instances of the family of the movie The Tone of Music, its especially happy when it is the first of the group to go.
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