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
Born: 18th February, 1932, Floral Park, Long Island, New York, USA
Height: 5' 11½" (182 cm)
Claim to Fame: Composer for Jaws, E.T.
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Performed the famous piano riff on the original recording of Henry Mancini's theme to "Peter Gunn" (1958).
Composed the score to Alfred Hitchcock's final film.
Concord Records released the soundtrack to the latest installment of the Indiana Jones adventures, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull today. The soundtrack features an original score composed by Academy Award winner John Williams. The soundtrack is set to hit stores just two days before the release of the film, which is the first Indiana Jones film since Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. The album features an epic orchestral score that evokes the timeless action of Indiana Jones and the iconic themes that have endeared the character to a legion of fans... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
[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.