And there I stood with my piccolo /

And There I Stood with My Piccolo, originally published in 1948, is a zesty and colorful memoir of composer Meredith Willson's early years--from growing up in Mason City, Iowa, to playing the flute with John Philip Sousa's band and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, to a successful caree...

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Main Author: Willson, Meredith, 1902-1984.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2009.
Edition:1st University of Minnesota Press ed.
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Summary:And There I Stood with My Piccolo, originally published in 1948, is a zesty and colorful memoir of composer Meredith Willson's early years--from growing up in Mason City, Iowa, to playing the flute with John Philip Sousa's band and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, to a successful career in composing for radio and motion pictures in Hollywood. It was apparent to everyone, except maybe Willson himself, that he was on his way to something big. Lighthearted and inspiring, it is no surprise Willson's tales caught the attention of prominent Broadway producers. In 1957, just nine years after the pu.
Physical Description:1 online resource (255 pages)
ISBN:9780816670772
0816670773