Attention all Meredith Willson fans! The University of Minnesota Press has recently released brand-new reprints of Meredith Willson’s classic books, “But He Doesn’t Know The Territory”, and, “And There I Stood with My Piccolo.” Meredith Willson, an MTI Author of renowned fame, has written such great musicals as THE MUSIC MAN, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, and IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS.
In “But He Doesn’t Know The Territory”, Willson reflects on the ups and downs, surprises and dissapointments, and finally successes of the making of THE MUSIC MAN; one of America’s most popular musicals. A newfound admiration for Meredith Willson’s THE MUSIC MAN is sure to follow. For more information and a table of contents, visit the book’s webpage.
“And There I Stood with My Piccolo” is a zesty and colorful memoir of Meredith Willson’s early years – from growing up in Mason City, Iowa, to playing the flute with John Philip Sousa’s band. This lighthearted and inspiring book reveals Willson’s love for music, history, and Iowa. For more information and a table of contents, visit the book’s webpage.
The reissued paperback editions will only be around for so long! Check it out today and grab your copy as we salute this beloved composer and MTI Author. More information about University of Minnesota Press can be found by clicking here.