John Williams was born on 24 April 1941 in Melbourne, Australia, to an English father, Len Williams, who later founded the Spanish Guitar Centre in London, and Malaan (née Ah Ket), a daughter of Melbourne barrister William Ah Ket. In 1952, the family moved to England where he attended Friern Barnet Grammar School, London.
John B. Williams, Jr. (born February 27, 1941, in New York City) is an American double-bassist and bass guitarist. Career. Williams studied percussion before switching to bass as a member of the United States Marine Corps. He studied under Ron Carter, then joined Horace Silver's group in 1967, remaining with him until 1969.
John Williams ist der Name folgender Personen: . John Williams (Geistlicher, 1582) (1582–1650), englischer Geistlicher, Erzbischof von York John Williams (Geistlicher, um 1636) (um 1636–1709), englischer Geistlicher, Bischof von Chichester