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Willson Meredith Bio

Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer, songwriter, flutist, conductor and playwright, best known for writing the book, music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man. He wrote three other Broadway musicals, composed symphonies and popular songs, and his film scores were twice nominated for Academy Awards.

Willson was born in Mason City, Iowa, to John David Willson and Rosalie Reiniger Willson, and he had a brother two years his senior, John Cedrick, and a sister 12 years his senior, the children's author, Dixie Willson. He attended Frank Damrosch's Institute of Musical Art (later the Juilliard School) in New York City.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meredith_Willson