Real-Life Maria Von Trapp Taught Julie Andrews of Sound of Music How to Yodel

ByQuyen Anne

Nov 15, 2023

Julie Andrews Learns 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.

Julie Andrews Sings For The King And Queen

The video below was recorded back in 1948 showing a 13-year-old Julie Andrews becoming the youngest solo artist to perform at a Royal Command Variety Performance! The young singer, who would go on to be a star in “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound Of Music”, performed the national anthem in front of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at the London Palladium.

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

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…”.

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