WorldCat Identities

Willson, Meredith 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 1,117 works in 2,332 publications in 3 languages and 21,350 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Musicals  Comedy films  History  Romance films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Historical films  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Author, Composer, msd, Lyricist, Librettist, Conductor, Performer, Musician, Writer of accompanying material, Arranger, Narrator, Other, Actor, ard, Editor, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Meredith Willson
The music man by Robert Preston( Visual )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con man in the guise of a traveling salesman gets off the train in River City, Iowa. He convinces the town to finance a children's marching band instead of a pool hall
The music man : original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson( Recording )

116 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,344 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 )

29 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin plays two characters: Adenoid Hynkel, the dictator of Tomania, and a Jewish barber. The barber recovers from amnesia to discover Hynkel is persecuting all the Jews in his country
The music man, a musical comedy by Meredith Willson( )

114 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,407 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 little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina Giddens is a vicious woman who destroys everyone around her while trying to satisfy her desire for wealth and social position
The music man by Meredith Willson( Book )

41 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 898 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 unsinkable Molly Brown : original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson( Recording )

48 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 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( )

47 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music man( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 638 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 unsinkable Molly Brown( Visual )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 528 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 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies nos. 1 & 2 by Meredith Willson( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Beatles by Beatles( Recording )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 411 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
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 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1957 and 1992 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singer's musical theatre anthology. a collection of songs from the musical stage, categorized by voice type, in authentic settings and original keys, edited for "16-bar" audition( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each selection is an excerpt from the song that would be particularly useful for an audition, with a piano introduction of 2 measures or less. Some excerpts are from the middle or end of the song
Vocal selections from Here's love by Meredith Willson( )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennesse Tech Tuba Ensemble : legacy by Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble( )

2 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The little foxes
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The music man, a musical comedyThe little foxesThe unsinkable Molly Brown : a musical comedyThe music manThe unsinkable Molly BrownThe singer's musical theatre anthology. a collection of songs from the musical stage, categorized by voice type, in authentic settings and original keys, edited for "16-bar" auditionVocal selections from Here's love
Alternative Names
Meredith Willson

Meredith Willson Amerikaans dirigent (1902-1984)

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

Meredith Willson compositor estadounidense

Meredith Willson compositor estatunidenc

Meredith Willson compositore, direttore d'orchestra e librettista statunitense

Meredith Willson compozitor american

Meredith Willson US-amerikanischer Musical- und Schlagerkomponist

Meredith Willson usona komponisto

Meredith Wilson

Reiniger Meredith 1902-1984

Reiniger Robert Meredith 1902-1984

Reininger, Robert Meredith

Willson, Meredith 1902-

Willson, R. Meredith

Willson, R. Meredith 1902-1984

Willson, Robert Meredith

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

Мередит Уиллсон

Уилсон, Мередит 1902-1984

ווילסון, מרדיט 1902-1984

ווילסון, מרדית 1902-1984

וילסון, מרדיט 1902-1984

וילסון, מרדית 1902-1984

מרדיט ווילסון מלחין אמריקאי

ميرديث ويلسون ملحن أمريكي

ウィルソン

メレディス・ウィルソン

梅里迪斯·威爾遜

Languages
English (535)

German (3)

French (1)