Is the Church in Sound of Music real?

Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. The town is home to the medieval Mondsee Abbey, whose cloister church was used for the site of the wedding in The Sound of Music.

When was the Mondsee abbey built?

In 748 Mondsee Abbey was founded by Odilo, Duke of Bavaria. The abbey tradition was that the first monks came from the St Peter’s abbey of Salzburg and others also from Monte Cassino in Italy.

Where is the church that Maria von Trapp married?

The Sound Of Music church, in which the wedding scene of Maria and Baron Georg von Trapp was filmed, is the Basilika St Michael in the tourist town of Mondsee, Austria. Be prepared for the beautiful and macabre sights that await you in this lovely cloister church.

Who made the wedding dress in Sound of Music?

Dorothy Jacobs
“The Sound of Music” Wedding Dress. With its classic shape and modest V-neckline, this ivory satin wedding dress designed by Dorothy Jacobs perfectly suited the woman who wore it, Maria Von Trapp (Julie Andrews) in the 1965 movie. The iconic bridal gown was sold in a 2013 Julien’s auction for $23,040.

Where was the Abbey in The Sound of Music?

Nonnberg Abbey
At the start of the film, Maria (Julie Andrews) is a novice at Nonnberg Abbey in the center of Salzburg. Founded around 714, the abbey is where the real Maria von Trapp served as a novice of the Benedictine Sisterhood after World War I.

Where was the sound of music wedding scene filmed?

Where is the wedding church from Sound of Music? The wedding scene in the movie was filmed at the basilica in Mondsee. Georg and Maria von Trapp actually in the church at Nonnberg Abbey where Maria was a novice just a few years earlier.

Who did Captain von Trapp marry?

Maria von Trappm. 1927–1947
Agathe Whiteheadm. 1911–1922
Georg von Trapp/Spouse

About 1926, Maria Franziska was recovering from an illness and was unable to go to school, so Trapp hired Maria Augusta Kutschera, a novice from the nearby Nonnberg Abbey as a tutor. They were married on 26 November 1927 when he was 47 and she was 22.

Who made Julie Andrews wedding dress in Sound of Music?

Dorothy Jeakins
The most famous Maria wedding dress is certainly the one Dorothy Jeakins created for Julie Andrews in the 1965 film.

Who designed Maria’s wedding dress?

Additional information

Designer Madeline Gardner
Silhouette Sheath
Neckline V-neck
Fabric Satin
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