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About John Williams
One of the most famous American conductors of all times, John Towner Williams, born in 1932, has shown his skills in multiple fields, including orchestra conducting composing and piano playing.
He developed a successful career, during the almost sixty years while he performed and he impressed the public and the critics especially through his talent in creating some of the most well known film scores and soundtracks in the history of this industry, among which are situated "Star Wars Series", "Jaws", "Superman", "Indiana Jones", "E.T.", "Home Alone", "Harry Potter" and "Schindler's List".
He impressed not only through the density and variety of his creations, but also through their mysterious melodic lines and complexity.
During the time, his contributions extended also in other fields, considering the fact that he was the person who created the themes for four of the Olympic Games, NBC Sunday Night Football, DreamWorks Pictures and the TV series "Lost in Space".
As mentioned above, John Williams was also a successful composer of numerous concerts, acting as a conductor for Boston Pops Orchestra, during the period between 1980 and 1993.
Evaluated and appreciated by many specialists, John Williams has a great record of awards, which includes five Oscars, four Golden Globes, seven BAFTA Awards and an impressive number of Grammy Awards, meaning 21.
Williams has totally received a number of 48 Oscar nominations, reaching the second position when it comes to registering a record due to the huge number of such nominations, being closely placed after Walt Disney.
1999 represented a very important year for him, considering the fact that it was the year when he received the prestigious Richard Kirk Award, which is given to the composer who brought the greatest contribution in film scores, during BMI Film and TV Awards.
Also, in 2000 Williams became part of Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame.
As other creations of him did, John Williams' songs last for a long period in the listeners' minds and souls and became part of the history of music.
He demonstrated, along with the passing of time, his powerful skills in a variety of compositional, performing and conducting styles and he will last for another long period from now on.
Enjoy John William's impressive discography here.
|Birth name:||John Towner Williams|
|Born:||February 8th, 1932, In Floral Park, New York, U.S.|
|Genres:||Film Score, Contemporary Classical Music, Post-Romanticism, Jazz|
|Known as:||Composer, Conductor, Pianist|