Introducing John Williams
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist.
He is considered to be 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 cinematic history, including Jaws, Family Plot (Alfred Hitchcock's final film), the Star Wars series, Superman, the Indiana Jones series, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the first two Home Alone films, Hook, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, the first three Harry Potter films, Catch Me If You Can, Memoirs of a Geisha, War Horse, and Lincoln.
He has had a long association with director Steven Spielberg, composing the music for all but one (The Color Purple) of Spielberg's major feature-length films.
Williams has won five Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards and 21 Grammy Awards. With 49 Academy Award nominations, Williams is the second most-nominated person, after Walt Disney (...)
Source of the introducing: WIKIPEDIA.
Some movie soundtracks by John Williams may be found on this page.