Meredith Willson

2020 SONGBOOK HALL OF FAME HONOREE

 

Best known as the playwright and composer behind The Music Man, Meredith Willson (1902-1984) also was a noted bandleader, broadcaster and writer of popular standards such as “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas.” His personal papers are housed in the Great American Songbook Archives and are being digitized for online research access.

 

 

Meredith Willson was celebrated during a virtual induction week for the 2020 Songbook Hall of Fame.

 

Meredith Willson Songbook Hall of Fame Induction

In the Archives with Michael Feinstein: The Meredith Willson Papers

Musicologist Dominic McHugh on Meredith Willson

Meredith Willson Tribute - Songbook Academy's Jack Ducat