50th Anniversary Sound of Music Tribute

Compare the original Julie Andrews film version with Lady Gaga singing The Sound of Music in a tribute to the film’s 50th anniversary, at the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony.

Julie Andrews was 30 years old when she played Maria in The Sound of Music movie, opposite her Canadian leading man Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp.

Now seniors, Julie Andrews will turn 80 in October this year and Christopher Plummer will turn 85 in December.


Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & baby boomer writer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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