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Archive for ‘May 2009’

The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Wedding Bells

Grandson of Maria von Trapp bids “So Long, and Farewell” to the ranks of America’s most eligible Bachelors STOWE, VT 5.18.09 Sam von Trapp, Grandson of the legendary Maria von Trapp of Sound of Music fame, will marry Elisa Maya Sepulveda at the end of May 2009. The nuptials will take place in a tiny

New England, I salute you

Our destination was Stowe, a lively centre for cross-country skiing and famous because the real von Trapp family (The Sound Of Music) settled there after their daring escape from Austria during World War II. The pretty village ringed by mountains reminded them of their Alpine home. It’s the gateway to the United States – the

Wedding bells draw local woman to ‘Sound of Music’ lodge

Does ‘The Sound of Music’ sound familiar? It does for LaVonne Moore, founder of WBCO-AM 1540, who has a special connection to the von Trapp family. Moore’s great-nephew, Sam Edward von Trapp, 37-year-old grandson of Maria von Trapp, is getting married in Vermont next weekend. Does ‘The Sound of Music’ sound familiar? It does for