Last Week in History

February 1st, 2010 by Wordsman

Because I would hate for you to miss out on an important historical event due to this website being out of commission, here is the entry that should have appeared last Tuesday, January 26th:

With music the hills were alive
But Nazis made it hard to survive
Oh, would not it be nice
To sing of Edelweiss
Switzerland: a long, long way to drive

Event: Birth of Maria Augusta Kutschera (later, Maria von Trapp), real-life inspiration for The Sound of Music
Year: 1905
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  1. Gramma F Says:

    And thereby inflicted upon us endless renditions of “Do, a deer” and “Favorite Things”, – not to mention Julie Andrews – liked her voice, not the whole persona. (You could write something on the word “persona.”

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