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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
The song "Edelweiss" was written for the musical and is little known in Austria. The song was the last that Oscar Hammerstein II wrote before his passing in 1960.
The hills are alive with the sound of music / With songs they have sung for a thousand years. / The hills fill my heart with the sound of music. / My heart wants to sing every song it hears.
Maria and Georg were actually married for about a decade by the time depicted in the film and they had three children together before they left Austria.
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