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John Williams

John Williams
Born: Feb 8, 1932 in Flushing, NY
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Genre: Classical, Other, Pop/Rock
Biography: The most popular film composer of the modern era, John Williams created music for some of the most successful motion pictures in Hollywood history -- Star Wars, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park are just three of the credits in his extensive oeuvre. Born February 8, 1932, in Long Island, ...Read full biography
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi [Remastered Special Edition]
Released: 1997
Label: RCA
Critics' Rating:
The original intent behind the release of the three Special Edition soundtracks was to place all of the available Star Wars music on the market and in the hands of fans. Though this collection includes ...Read full review
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind [The Collector's Edition Soundtrack]
Released: 1977
Label: Arista/Heritage Catalog
Critics' Rating:
The CE3K score was a masterful mixture of eerie suspense and tremendous emotive bombast, complete with hair-raising moments and the great big playful musical conversation between the mothership and the ...Read full review
Williams, Scott perform Oscar-nominated music
Feb 28, 4:58 PM EST
John Williams, Jill Scott perform Academy Award nominated music at first-ever Oscar Concert
First Oscar Concert honors nominated composers
Feb 13, 10:29 AM EST
Film academy plans first Oscar Concert featuring nominated composers and an 80-piece orchestra
Diamond, Manilow celebrate Capitol Fourth concert in DC
Jul 5, 5:58 AM EST
Diamond, Manilow, 'Lincoln' score entertain thousands at National Mall Fourth of July celebration
Americans gathering in DC for July 4th festivities
Jul 4, 3:14 PM EST
Tourists, locals staking out spots on National Mall for July 4th concert, fireworks