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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.