John Towner Williams (New York, 8 februari 1932) is een Amerikaans componist van filmmuziek.Hij is een van de bekendste naoorlogse filmcomponisten. Tevens wordt hij verantwoordelijk geacht voor de heropleving van de klassieke filmmuziek.
John Towner Williams (født 8. februar 1932 i New York) er en amerikansk komponist og musiker.Han er en af de mest anerkendte filmmusikkomponister og hans musik har været nomineret til 49 Oscars – en rekord, der kun er overgået af Walt Disney.
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 Williams, also formerly credited as Johnny Williams, worked as a jazz pianist and studio musician before starting to compose for television and film.Throughout his career he has directed his own works whenever possible.
John Williams VC (born John Fielding 24 May 1857 – 25 November 1932), was a Welsh recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer and conductor.He has composed many soundtracks for blockbuster movies such as Star Wars, Superman, Jaws, Jaws 2, Indiana Jones, Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the ...
John Williams (10 December 1664 – 12 June 1729) was a New England Puritan minister who became famous for The Redeemed Captive, his account of his captivity by the Mohawk after the Deerfield Massacre during Queen Anne's War. He was also a central voice in the inoculation controversy of 1721.
John Williams (27 June 1796 – 20 November 1839) was an English missionary, active in the South Pacific.Born at Tottenham, near London, England, he was trained as a foundry worker and mechanic.
John Towner Williams (s.8. helmikuuta 1932 Long Island, New York, Yhdysvallat) on yhdysvaltalainen elokuvasäveltäjä, joka kuuluu merkittävimpiin ja tunnetuimpiin nykyisistä elokuvasäveltäjistä.
In 2012 Williams received the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. In 2013 Williams was presented with the Ken Burns Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2018 the performing rights organization Broadcast Music, Inc. established The John Williams Award, of which Williams became the first recipient.
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