Real-life member of 'Sound of Music' family dies

Agathe von Trapp, whose family's story became the basis for "The Sound of Music," is seen in an undated photo provided by Mary Louise Kane. Longtime friend Kane said Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 that Agathe von Trapp died Tuesday at a hospice in the Baltimore, Md. suburb of Towson after suffering congestive heart failure in November. She was 97. Von Trapp was the oldest daughter of Austrian naval officer Capt. Georg Ritter von Trapp. (AP Photo/Mary Louise Kane)

December 29, 2010 12:51:57 PM PST
Agathe von Trapp, a member of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for "The Sound of Music," has died, a longtime friend said Wednesday.