They have been compared to the Von Trapp family of Sound of Music fame, as well as the Partridge and Osmond families.
They’re the Fannin family — known as the Fannin Eleven — from Hortonville, Wis.
This past fall they were in the national spotlight as contestants on NBC’s prime-time program The Sing-Off.
“We all grew up surrounded by music,” said 27-year-old Jacob, who serves as the family’s unofficial spokesman. “Cantoring at Mass has been a family thing that has been passed down the line.”
All would include six boys and five girls.
Jacob said that their mother, Kate, has always played the piano at their two parishes, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Greenville, Wis., and Most...READ MORE