Maria Von Trapp Teaches Julie Andrews How To Yodel

Back in 1965, the Von Trapp family entered into all our hearts in The Sound of Music. In the video below the real-life Maria von Trapp teaches the actor who plays her in The Sound Of Music, Julie Andrews, how to Austrian yodel. This is a brilliant bit of musical comedy and talent.


Watch the real-life Von Trapp great grand children perform ‘Edelweiss’ below.

Julie Andrews: There’s Yodelling and then there’s…. yodelling

In the video above, the real-life Maria von Trapp explains how to yodel ‘properly’ on stage with Julie Andrew during an episode of a television variety show called “The Julie Andrews Hour”. The show was broadcast in 1972 and ran for one season.

The meeting of these two “Marias” resulted in a little comedic confusion from Julie who started out with the line, “You know I played you in the picture and you are you, and I am me, and since you are you and I was you, and since you’re here, and I’m here, and I was you, um…”.

Watch The Real Life von Trapp Great Grandchildren Sing ‘Edelweiss’

Read more about the von Trapp Family’s Great Grand Children.