WorldCat Identities

Willson, Meredith 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 850 works in 1,704 publications in 5 languages and 18,325 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biography  Music  Juvenile works  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Composer, msd, Lyricist, Conductor, Performer, Musician, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Arranger, Actor, Narrator, Librettist, Speaker, ard, Collaborator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Meredith Willson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Meredith Willson
The music man ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A silver-tongued con artist cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying musical instruments and uniforms, but his chichanery is unmasked by a lovely librarian
The music man original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
86 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overture / Rock Island (5:27) -- Iowa stubborn (1:57) -- Ya got trouble (3:46) -- Piano lesson (1:56) -- Goodnight my someone (2:43) -- Seventy-six trombones (3:00) -- Sincere (1:38) -- The sadder but wiser girl for me (1:40) -- Pick-a-little, talk-a-little (1:55) -- Goodnight ladies / Marian the librarian (2:42) -- My white knight (3:01) -- Wells Fargo wagon (2:11) -- It's you (1:23) -- Shipoopi (2:10) -- Lida Rose / Will I ever tell you? (4:13) -- Gary, Indiana (1:24) -- Till there was you (2:44) -- Finale (2:16)
The music man, a musical comedy by Meredith Willson ( )
98 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vocal selection is a collection of all of the major songs from a Broadway show. Each song is arranged for piano and voice. Many vocal selections also feature photos from the original stage production of the show
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Chaplin's first talkie, he plays the duel role of dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber who is a dead-ringer look-alike for der Nutsie...and who thwarts his plans for world domination
Meredith Willson's The music man original soundtrack by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1957 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Professor" Harold Hill is a con man who comes to River City, IA, in the weeks just prior to the 1912 Fourth of July celebration. Persuading the town that the youth of River City is in great danger of being corrupted, Hill convinces them that their need to organization a boy's band, with himself as a leader. Hill promises to teach the kids how to make music by utilizing his revolutionary "Think System." There's only one problem: the professor doesn't know one note from another
The music man by Meredith Willson ( Book )
31 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold Hill is a con artist who pretends to sell band equipment in the small town of River City, but falls in love with Marian the librarian in the process. Realizing this love, he surprises the town by actually putting together a boys band, which wasn't his initial plan. The town forgives him and embraces the relationship between Harold and Marian
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter
The unsinkable Molly Brown original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
45 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unsinkable Molly Brown by Meredith Willson ( Book )
19 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains Richard Morris's annotated copy of the rehearsal script for The Unsinkable Molly Brown
The unsinkable Molly Brown ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Molly is a poor, uneducated girl who leaves her mountain home in search of a rich husband and a better life. She finds both and proceeds to take turn-of-the-century Denver by storm and become one of the more unlikely heroines of her time
The unsinkable Molly Brown : a musical comedy by Meredith Willson ( )
28 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meredith Willson's The Music man by Meredith Willson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately--and romantically--backfires
Symphonies nos. 1 & 2 by Meredith Willson ( )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music man new Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vocal selections from Here's love by Meredith Willson ( )
11 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meredith Willson's The music man by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meredith Willson's Here's love [the new musical by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The music man by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicken fat by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exercise routine for the tune "Go you chicken fat, go."
Here's love original Broadway cast by Meredith Willson ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Meredith Wilson
Reiniger Meredith 1902-1984
Reiniger Robert Meredith 1902-1984
Willson, R. Meredith, 1902-1984
Willson Robert Meredith 1902-1984
Willson, Robert Reiniger Meredith.
Willson, Robert Reiniger Meredith, 1902-1984
Wilson, Meredith.
Wilson, Meredith, 1902-1984
Вильсон, М., 1902-1984
Уилсон, Мередит, 1902-1984
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Languages
English (409)
German (7)
Spanish (4)
French (1)
Dutch (1)
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