Lady Gaga – Sound Of Music 50th Anniversary
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta – better known as Lady Gaga and her spectacular performance at the Oscars Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music. Her voice was very impressive and we want to applaud her. Well Done! Good For Her and Julie Andrews both. Refreshing!
The Sound of Music is the 1965 American musical drama film directed and produced by Robert Wise and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. The film is an adaptation of the 1959 Broadway musical The Sound of Music, with songs written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, the musical book written by the writing team of Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, and the screenplay written by Ernest Lehman.
Based on the book The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp, the film is about a young woman who leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the seven children of a naval officer widower. The Sound of Music was filmed on location in Salzburg, Austria; the state of Bavaria in Germany; and at the 20th Century Fox studios in California, United States.
The film won five Academy Awards including Best Picture and displaced Gone with the Wind as the highest-grossing film of all-time while the accompanying soundtrack album was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The Film remains to this day the third highest grossing film of all time. Sound of Music has popularized songs from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, including “Edelweiss”, “My Favorite Things”, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, “Do-Re-Mi”, “Sixteen Going on Seventeen”, “The Lonely Goatherd”, and the title song, “The Sound of Music”.
In 2001, the United States Library of Congress selected the film for preservation in the National Film Registry as it was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
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Dominic and Frank forever Celebrating the Wonders of Life
Quote: Charles Darwin – “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.”