WorldCat Identities

Willson, Meredith 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 925 works in 2,117 publications in 6 languages and 22,138 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Musicals  Parodies, imitations, etc  Comedy films  Excerpts  Vocal scores  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Author, Composer, msd, Lyricist, Librettist, Conductor, Performer, Musician, Writer of accompanying material, Narrator, Other, Arranger, Actor, Editor, Speaker, Contributor, ard
Classifications: M1507, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Meredith Willson
The music man by Marion Hargrove( Visual )

41 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,115 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
The music man original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson( Recording )

113 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,254 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 great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

44 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator at which point he makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers
The music man, a musical comedy by Meredith Willson( )

111 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music man by Meredith Willson( Book )

40 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 930 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 )

23 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 928 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 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original motion picture soundtrack
The unsinkable Molly Brown by Meredith Willson( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the musical comedy, which has score and lyrics by Meredith Willson
The unsinkable Molly Brown : a musical comedy by Meredith Willson( )

52 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unsinkable Molly Brown by Meredith Willson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 584 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
Meredith Willson's The music man original soundtrack by Meredith Willson( Recording )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Beatles by Beatles( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'album contient huit compositions originales (incluant la première composition de George Harrison) et six reprises, la plupart de succès de Rhythm & Blues de Motown
Symphonies nos. 1 & 2 by Meredith Willson( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Willson's Here's love [the new musical by Meredith Willson( Recording )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music man new Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here's love : original Broadway cast by Meredith Willson( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Willson's The music man by Meredith Willson( Recording )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1991 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal selections from Here's love by Meredith Willson( )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singer's musical theatre anthology. a collection of songs from the musical stage, categorized by voice type : the selections are presented in their authentic settings, excerpted from the original vocal scores by Richard Rodgers( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The selections are presented in their authentic settings, excerpted from the original vocal scores."
And there I stood with my piccolo. [Reminiscences by Meredith Willson( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And There I Stood with My Piccolo, originally published in 1948, is a zesty and colorful memoir of composer Meredith Willson's early years--from growing up in Mason City, Iowa, to playing the flute with John Philip Sousa's band and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, to a successful career in composing for radio and motion pictures in Hollywood. It was apparent to everyone, except maybe Willson himself, that he was on his way to something big. Lighthearted and inspiring, it is no surprise Willson's tales caught the attention of prominent Broadway producers. In 1957, just nine years after the pu
 
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The little foxes
Alternative Names
Meredith Willson Amerikaans dirigent (1902-1984)

Meredith Willson compositeur, librettiste, auteur, flûtiste, chef d'orchestre

Meredith Willson compositore, direttore d'orchestra e librettista statunitense

Meredith Willson US-amerikanischer Musical- und Schlagerkomponist

Meredith Wilson

Reiniger Meredith 1902-1984

Reiniger Robert Meredith 1902-1984

Willson, Meredith, 1902-

Willson, Meredith 1902-1984

Willson, R. Meredith 1902-1984

Willson Robert Meredith 1902-1984

Willson, Robert Reiniger Meredith.

Willson, Robert Reiniger Meredith 1902-

Willson, Robert Reiniger Meredith 1902-1984

Wilson, Meredith.

Wilson, Meredith 1902-1984

Вильсон, М 1902-1984

Мередит Уиллсон

Уилсон, Мередит 1902-1984

ווילסון, מרדיט 1902-1984

ווילסון, מרדית 1902-1984

וילסון, מרדיט 1902-1984

וילסון, מרדית 1902-1984

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メレディス・ウィルソン

梅里迪斯·威爾遜

Languages
English (519)

German (10)

French (8)

Spanish (7)

Italian (3)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The music man, a musical comedyThe little foxesThe unsinkable Molly Brown : a musical comedyThe unsinkable Molly BrownVocal selections from Here's loveThe singer's musical theatre anthology. a collection of songs from the musical stage, categorized by voice type : the selections are presented in their authentic settings, excerpted from the original vocal scoresAnd there I stood with my piccolo. [Reminiscences