And There I Stood with My Piccolo by Meredith Willson

By Meredith Willson

And There I Stood with My Piccolo, initially released in 1948, is a zesty and colourful memoir of composer Meredith Willson’s early years—from transforming into up in Mason urban, Iowa, to enjoying the flute with John Philip Sousa’s band and the hot York Philharmonic Orchestra, to a winning profession in composing for radio and films in Hollywood. It was once obvious to all people, other than possibly Willson himself, that he was once on his technique to anything big.

Lighthearted and encouraging, it truly is no shock Willson’s stories stuck the eye of fashionable Broadway manufacturers. In 1957, simply 9 years after the book of this booklet, The song Man turned a Broadway sensation, profitable 5 Tony Awards, together with top Musical. Meredith Willson’s musical comedy is to at the present time arguably the main produced and loved musical in American culture.

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