Meredith Willson bio

Birth Name: Robert Meredith Willson

Occupation: Songwriter

Place Of Birth: IA

Date Of Birth: May 18, 1902

Date Of Death: June 15, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Meredith Willson was born on the 18th of May, 1902. He was famous for being a Songwriter. Best known for writing the music and lyrics to The Music Man, the popular Broadway musical.

Meredith Willson was born in IA. He attended New York’s Institute of Musical Art, later known as The Juilliard School. He composed for such films as The Great Dictator starring Charlie Chaplin and The Little Foxes directed by William Wyler. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1982.

Meredith Willson was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Meredith Willson was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Robert Meredith Willson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Meredith Willson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Meredith Willson’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Robert Meredith Willson
NICKNAME: Robert Meredith Willson, Meredith Willson



Zodiac Sign: Meredith Willson was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Meredith Willson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Meredith Willson had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Meredith Willson’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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