It is named after the edelweiss a white flower found high in the alps leontopodium nivale the song was created for the 1959 broadway production of the sound of music as a song for the character captain georg von trapp originated by the performer theodore bikel.
The sound of music edelweiss. Lyrics to edelweiss the captain by sound of music. Edelweiss richard rodgers from the sound of music artistic director and conductor tigran hekekyanacros fukuoka concert hall japan 2012 little singer. Edelweiss is a show tune from the 1959 rodgers and hammerstein musical the sound of music.
Christopher plummer singing edelweiss with his own voice since the official version was dubbed. Edelweiss edelweiss every morning you greet me small and white clean and bright you look happy to meet me blossom of snow may you bloom and grow. Sound of music edelweiss lyrics.
The second thing to know about edelweiss is that it like the sound of music is virtually unknown in austria. Every morning you greet me small and white clean and bright you look happy to meet me blossom of snow may you bl.