WorldCat Identities

Willson, Meredith 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 1,030 works in 2,112 publications in 5 languages and 20,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musicals  Musical films  Excerpts  Film adaptations  Scores  History  Comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Composer, msd, Lyricist, Librettist, Conductor, Performer, Musician, Writer of accompanying material, Arranger, Narrator, Actor, Other, Contributor, ard, Speaker
Classifications: M1507, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Meredith Willson
The music man : original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson( Recording )

104 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,444 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( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,370 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 great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

33 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,482 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
The music man, a musical comedy by Meredith Willson( )

85 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Murder mystery, starring Bette Davis as the deceitful and ruthless Regina Giddens, a Southern belle of the early 1900s, who stops at nothing -- even the murder of her invalid husband -- in her ruthless quest for power and prestige."
The music man by Meredith Willson( Book )

34 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 912 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 )

39 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original motion picture soundtrack
The music man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 718 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 by Meredith Willson( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and held by 717 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( )

27 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unsinkable Molly Brown( Visual )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 569 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 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Beatles by Beatles( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 420 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( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 and held by 401 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 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 209 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 Walters( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The selections are presented in their authentic settings, excerpted from the original vocal scores."
Vocal selections from Here's love by Meredith Willson( )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 167 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

Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble : Christmas tubas by Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble( )

2 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 1902-1984

Willson, R. Meredith 1902-1984

Willson, Robert Meredith

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

ウィルソン

メレディス・ウィルソン

梅里迪斯·威爾遜

Languages
English (440)

French (8)

German (2)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The music man, a musical comedyThe little foxesThe music manThe unsinkable Molly Brown : a musical comedyThe unsinkable Molly BrownThe 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 scoresVocal selections from Here's love