WILLIAM ANDERSON (b. 1945) was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his B.M.E., M.M.E., and D.M.A. from the University of Kansas. He is the president of the Anderson Peck Insurance Agency in Topeka, Kansas, and a life-long American Baptist. He and his wife Jane have been very active in the First Baptist Church of Topeka, and it was there that his children's musicals Bones and A Stable Fit for a King were born. Both of these are available from the Hope Publishing Company.