John Williams
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1932-02-08
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John Williams

John Williams Biography (Wikipedia)

John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. Widely regarded as one of the greatest American composers of all time, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history in a career spanning over six decades. Williams has won 24 Grammy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, five Academy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. With 51 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. In 2005, the American Film Institute selected Williams's score to 1977's Star Wars as the greatest American film score of all time. The soundtrack to Star Wars was additionally preserved by the Library of Congress into the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Williams has composed for many critically acclaimed and popular movies, including the Star Wars series, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the Indiana Jones series, the first two Home Alone films, Hook, the first two Jurassic Park films, Schindler's List, and the first three Harry Potter films. He has been associated with director Steven Spielberg since 1974, composing music for all but five of his feature films––Duel, The Color Purple, Bridge of Spies, Ready Player One, and West Side Story. Other works by Williams include theme music for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, NBC Sunday Night Football, "The Mission" theme used by NBC News and Seven News in Australia, the television series Lost in Space and Land of the Giants, and the incidental music for the first season of Gilligan's Island.

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John Williams Performances & Interviews


John Williams Tracks

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No Ticket / Keeping Up With The Joneses
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No Ticket / Keeping Up With The Joneses

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Starwars
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Starwars
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Flight
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Flight
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Theme from Jaws
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Theme from Jaws
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Theme from Jurassic Park
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Theme from Jurassic Park
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Sayuri's Theme (Memoirs of a Geisha)
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Sayuri's Theme (Memoirs of a Geisha)
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Yoda's Theme
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Yoda's Theme
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JAWS
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JAWS
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Parade of the Ewoks (from Return of the Jedi)
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Parade of the Ewoks (from Return of the Jedi)
Peter Maxwell Davies
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise
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An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise
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Prologue
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Prologue
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Harry Potter Prologue
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Harry Potter Prologue
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Superman Theme
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Superman Theme
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Star Wars: Main Title
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Star Wars: Main Title
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Raiders March
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Raiders March
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Across the Stars (Star Wars - Attack of Clones)
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Across the Stars (Star Wars - Attack of Clones)
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Superman (Main Title)
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Superman (Main Title)
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Star Wars (Main Title)
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Star Wars (Main Title)
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Jurassic Park - Main Theme
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Jurassic Park - Main Theme
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Raiders of the Lost Ark
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Raiders of the Lost Ark
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Saving Private Ryan
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Saving Private Ryan
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Hymn to the Fallen (Saving Private Ryan)
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Hymn to the Fallen (Saving Private Ryan)
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Beauty And The Beast Theme
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Beauty And The Beast Theme
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Schindler's List
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Schindler's List
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You Are The Pan
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You Are The Pan
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Hedwig's Theme (Harry Potter)
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Hedwig's Theme (Harry Potter)
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Lumos! (Hedwigs Theme)
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Lumos! (Hedwigs Theme)
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Catch Me If You Can
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Catch Me If You Can
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The Lost World
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The Lost World
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The Raider's March
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The Raider's March
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Schindler's List (Theme)
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Schindler's List (Theme)
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Simple Gifts From Appalachian Spring
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Simple Gifts From Appalachian Spring
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Javelin
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Javelin
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High-Wire Stunts
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High-Wire Stunts
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Eye To Eye
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Eye To Eye
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Journey to The Island
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Journey to The Island
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Schindlers List
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Schindlers List
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Theme from Jurassic Park
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Theme from Jurassic Park
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The Flying Sequence
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The Flying Sequence
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Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra
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Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra
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