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  1. John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career that has spanned seven decades, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history. Williams has won 25 Grammy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, five Academy Awards and ...

    • John Towner Williams, February 8, 1932 (age 90), New York City, U.S.
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  2. By the time he was 15, he had his own jazz band and he played and experimented with various musical instruments. He created his first original composition, a piano sonata, when he was 19. He worked as a jazz pianist and studio musician before making a name for himself in films and television in the 1960s.

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  4. Feb 11, 2020 · John Williams (Guitar, Arranger) Born: April 24, 1941 - Melbourne, Australia The remarkable Australian guitarist, John Christopher Williams, was born in Melbourne, Australia to an English father, Leonard (Len) Williams, and an Australian-Chinese mother (a daughter of well known Melbourne barrister William Ah Ket).

  5. At age 24, "Johnny Williams" became a staff arranger at Columbia and then at 20th Century-Fox, orchestrating for Alfred Newman and Lionel Newman, Dimitri Tiomkin, Franz Waxman, and other Golden Age notables.

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  6. John Williams, in full John Towner Williams, (born February 8, 1932, Queens, New York, U.S.), American composer who created some of the most iconic film scores of all time. He scored more than a hundred films, many of which were directed by Steven Spielberg. Williams was raised in New York, the son of a percussionist in the CBS radio orchestra.

  7. Jan 23, 2018 · John Towner Williams, generally known as John Williams, was born in the Flushing section of Queens, New York, on February 8, 1932. His father was a musician, and Williams started taking piano...