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Composer, conductor, pianist

John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. He is considered one of the greatest film composers of all time. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in...Wikipedia

Age: 83
Born: 18th February, 1932, Floral Park, Long Island, New York, USA
Height: 5' 11½" (182 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Composer for Jaws, E.T.

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2002 distinguished him as the most Oscar-nominated living individual, with an astounding 41 nominations. In 2003 his total increased to 42, after receiving a nomination for Catch Me If You Can (2002). In 2004, he received his 43rd nomination, for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004).

 

Conductor of the Boston Pops for 12 years.

 

[about his friend, Jerry Goldsmith] His chameleon adaptability was a prerequisite to longevity and success in Hollywood. We used to call him Gorgeous. He was the golden boy, a beautiful presence. His music had a freshness, and he had a freshness.

 

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Richard - Star wars, ET,Jaws Indiana Jones Close encounters of the third kind Harry potter. This man made some of the best theme music since world war 2. Thank you John. (5 years ago)

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