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  • Real name : John Towner Williams
  • Date of birth : 08/02/1932

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  • Johnny Williams
  • Williams
  • John
  • Williams John

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John Williams (1932)

John Towner Williams

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John Towner Williams is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. In a career spanning almost six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in the history of motion pictures, including the Star Wars saga, Jaws, Superman, the Indiana Jones films, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Hook, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Home Alone and the first three Harry Potter films. He has had a long association with director Steven Spielberg, composing the music for all but two of Spielberg's major feature films.

Other notable works by Williams include theme music for four Olympic Games, NBC Sunday Night Football, the NBC Nightly News, the rededication of the Statue of Liberty, the DreamWorks Pictures production logo, and the television series Lost in Space. Williams has also composed numerous classical concerti, and he served as the principal conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra from 1980 to 1993; he is now the orchestra's conductor laureate.

Williams has won five Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, seven BAFTA Awards, and 21 Grammy Awards. With 45 Academy Award nominations, Williams is, together with composer Alfred Newman, the second most nominated person, after Walt Disney. John Williams was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk award at the 1999 BMI Film and TV Awards. The award is given annually to a composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music. Williams was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame in 2000, and was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2004.

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Name Duration Released
Irina's Theme 02:26 2008
Grave Robbers 02:28 2008
The Adventures of Mutt 03:12 2008
Orellana's Cradle 04:22 2008
Call of the Crystal 03:49 2008
The Jungle Chase 04:22 2008
The Departure 02:26 2008
Raiders March 05:05 2008
Return 03:11 2008
Temple Ruins and the Secret Revealed 05:51 2008
A Whirl Through Academe 03:33 2008
Ants! 04:14 2008
The Journey to Akator 03:07 2008
Oxley's Dilemma 04:46 2008
The Spell of the Skull 04:24 2008
Secret Doors and Scorpions 02:17 2008
The Snake Pit 03:15 2008
Hidden Treasure and the City of Gold 05:13 2008
Going to School 02:42 22/11/2005
Dr. Crab's Prize 02:18 22/11/2005
The Journey to the Hanamachi 04:06 22/11/2005
The Garden Meeting 02:44 22/11/2005
Sayuri's Theme 01:31 22/11/2005
The Rooftops Of Hanamachi 03:49 22/11/2005
A Dream Discarded 02:00 22/11/2005
The Chairman's Waltz 02:39 22/11/2005
Confluence 03:42 22/11/2005
Finding Satsu 03:44 22/11/2005
As the Water... 02:01 22/11/2005
Becoming a Geisha 04:32 22/11/2005
The Fire Scene and the Coming of War 06:48 22/11/2005
Chiyo's Prayer 03:36 22/11/2005
A New Name... A New Life 03:33 22/11/2005
Brush on Silk 02:31 22/11/2005
Destiny's Path 03:20 22/11/2005
Anakin's Dark Deeds 04:05 2005
Anakin's Dream 04:46 2005
Anakin vs. Obi-Wan 03:57 2005
Star Wars and the Revenge of the Sith 07:31 2005
Padmé's Ruminations 03:16 2005
Grievous and the Droids 03:27 2005
A New Hope and End Credits 13:05 2005
The Birth of the Twins and Padmé's Destiny 03:37 2005
Palpatine's Teachings 05:25 2005
Grievous Speaks to Lord Sidious 02:49 2005
General Grievous 04:07 2005
The Immolation Scene 02:41 2005
Anakin's Betrayal 04:03 2005
Enter Lord Vader 04:14 2005
Battle of the Heroes 03:42 2005
Apparition on the Train 02:15 25/05/2004
Monster Books and Boggarts! 02:26 25/05/2004
Finale 03:24 25/05/2004
The Knight Bus 02:52 25/05/2004
Hagrid the Professor 01:59 25/05/2004
The Dementors Converge 03:12 25/05/2004
Aunt Marge's Waltz 02:15 25/05/2004
The Portrait Gallery 02:05 25/05/2004
Forward to Time Past 02:33 25/05/2004
Lumos! 01:38 25/05/2004
Secrets of the Castle 02:32 25/05/2004
Saving Buckbeak 06:39 25/05/2004
The Whomping Willow and the Snowball Fight 02:22 25/05/2004
The Werewolf Scene 04:25 25/05/2004
A Window to the Past 03:54 25/05/2004
The Patronus Light 01:12 25/05/2004
Buckbeak's Flight 02:08 25/05/2004
Lupin's Transformation and Chasing Scabbers 03:01 25/05/2004
Double Trouble 01:37 25/05/2004
Quidditch, Third Year 03:47 25/05/2004
Mischief Managed! 12:10 25/05/2004
Introducing Colin 01:49 12/11/2002
Cornish Pixies 02:13 12/11/2002
Knockturn Alley 01:47 12/11/2002
Meeting Tom Riddle 03:38 12/11/2002
The Flying Car 04:08 12/11/2002
Fawkes Is Reborn 03:19 12/11/2002
Gilderoy Lockhart 02:05 12/11/2002
Meeting Aragog 03:18 12/11/2002
The Chamber of Secrets 03:49 12/11/2002
Moaning Myrtle 02:05 12/11/2002
Reunion of Friends 05:08 12/11/2002
Fawkes the Phoenix 03:45 12/11/2002
The Spiders 04:32 12/11/2002
Dueling the Basilisk 05:02 12/11/2002
Prologue: Book II and The Escape from the Dursleys 03:31 12/11/2002
Dobby the House Elf 03:27 12/11/2002
Cakes for Crabbe and Goyle 03:30 12/11/2002
The Dueling Club 04:08 12/11/2002
Polyjuice Potion 03:52 12/11/2002
Eye-Dentiscan 04:48 18/06/2002
Psychic Truth And Finale 07:10 18/06/2002
The Greenhouse Effect 05:09 18/06/2002
Sean By Agatha 04:59 18/06/2002
Spyders 04:33 18/06/2002
Leo Crow... The Confrontation 05:55 18/06/2002
Sean And Lara 04:46 18/06/2002
Visions Of Anne Lively 03:27 18/06/2002
Pre-crime To Rescue 05:48 18/06/2002
Dr. Eddie And Miss Van Eych 03:08 18/06/2002
Can You See ? 02:12 18/06/2002
Anderton's Great Escape 06:47 18/06/2002
Minority Report 06:29 18/06/2002
Sean's Theme 01:57 18/06/2002
Everybody Runs ! 03:10 18/06/2002
A New Beginning 03:29 18/06/2002
The Norwegian Ridgeback and A Change of Season 02:47 30/10/2001
Leaving Hogwarts 02:13 30/10/2001
Harry's Wondrous World 05:21 30/10/2001
Hogwarts Forever! and The Moving Stairs 03:46 30/10/2001
The Face of Voldemort 06:10 30/10/2001
Prologue 02:12 30/10/2001
Mr. Longbottom Flies 03:35 30/10/2001
The Chess Game 03:48 30/10/2001
Entry into the Great Hall and The Banquet 03:42 30/10/2001
In the Devil's Snare and The Flying Keys 02:20 30/10/2001
Platform Nine-and-Three-Quarters and The Journey to Hogwarts 03:14 30/10/2001
Fluffy's Harp 02:38 30/10/2001
The Invisibility Cloak and The Library Scene 03:15 30/10/2001
Diagon Alley and The Gringotts Vault 04:06 30/10/2001
Christmas at Hogwarts 02:56 30/10/2001
Visit to the Zoo and Letters from Hogwarts 03:22 30/10/2001
The Quidditch Match 08:28 30/10/2001
Hedwig's Theme 05:09 30/10/2001
The Arrival of Baby Harry 04:25 30/10/2001
Stored Memories and Monica's Theme 00:00 2001
The Moon Rising 00:00 2001
Cybertronics 00:00 2001
For Always 00:00 2001
Hide and Seek 00:00 2001
The Reunion 00:00 2001
Replicas 00:00 2001
The Search for the Blue Fairy 00:00 2001
Abandoned In the Woods 00:00 2001
Rouge City 00:00 2001
Where Dreams Are Born 00:00 2001
The Mecha World 00:00 2001
The Family Farm 00:00 2000
Tavington's Trap 00:00 2000
The Patriot 00:00 2000
The First Ambush and Remembering the Wilderness 00:00 2000
Ann and Gabriel 00:00 2000
Yorktown and the Return Home 00:00 2000
Preparing For Battle 00:00 2000
Martin vs. Tavington 00:00 2000
Ann recruits the Parishioners 00:00 2000
Susan Speaks 00:00 2000
Redcoats at the Farm and the Death of Thomas 00:00 2000
The Parish Church Aflame 00:00 2000
The Colonial Cause 00:00 2000
Facing the British Lines 00:00 2000
To Charlestown 00:00 2000
Burning of the Plantation 00:00 2000
Angela's Prayer 04:47 1999
My Mother Begging 03:46 1999
My Story 02:19 1999
Pennies from Heaven 02:11 1999
Theme from 06:18 1999
My Dad 03:31 1999
Back to America 02:38 1999
The Lanes of Limerick 03:37 1999
Watching the Eclipse 03:00 1999
The Dippsy Doodle 01:30 1999
Angels Never Cough 02:38 1999
Plenty of Fish and Chips in Heaven 03:41 1999
I Think of Teresa 01:50 1999
Lord, Why Do You Want the Wee Children 04:03 1999
Delivering Telegrams 02:23 1999
My Dad's Stories 01:55 1999
If I Were in America 02:34 1999
I Could Have Done More 05:52 1993
Afn Pripetshek / Nacht Aktion 02:56 1993
Schindler's Workforce 09:08 1993
Remembrances 04:20 1993
Yeroushalaim Shel Zahav 02:17 1993
Immolation 04:44 1993
Give Me Your Names 04:55 1993
Jewish Town (Krakow Ghetto - Winter '41) 04:40 1993
Making the List 05:11 1993
Theme from Schindler's List 04:15 1993
Stolen Memories 04:20 1993
Auschwitz-Birkenau 03:41 1993
Drummer's Salute 00:00 1992
On The Sunny Side Of The Street 00:00 1992
Concerto #2 For Horns And Orchestra 00:00 1992
The Motorcade 00:00 1992
Garrisons Obsession 00:00 1992
The Witnesses 00:00 1992
El Watusi 00:00 1992
Ode To Buckwheat 00:00 1992
Garrison's Family Theme 00:00 1992
Maybe September 00:00 1992
Eternal Father, Strong To Save 00:00 1992
The Death Of David Ferrie 00:00 1992
Theme From JFK 00:00 1992
The Conspirators 00:00 1992
Arlington 00:00 1992
Holiday Flight 00:59 1990
O Holy Night 02:48 1990
Home Alone Main Title 04:53 1990
Follow That Kid! 02:03 1990
Please Come Home for Christmas 02:41 1990
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas 03:05 1990
Scammed by a Kindergartner 03:55 1990
Mom Returns and Finale 04:19 1990
White Christmas 02:40 1990
The Attack on the House 06:53 1990
Man of the House 04:33 1990
Somewhere in my Memory 01:04 1990
Star of Bethlehem 02:51 1990
Setting the Trap 02:16 1990
The House 02:27 1990
Carol of the Bells 01:25 1990
I'm keeping him 02:18 1981
Learning the Ropes 08:44
The Look of Love 03:31
The Girl from Ipanema 05:15
Doctor, Lawyer, Lutheran 03:12
The Airport Scene 02:26
A Broken Home 04:25
Recollections 05:16
The Christmas Song 03:10
Come Fly With Me 03:19
Deadheading 02:25
The 'Float' 04:56
The Flash Comics Clue 01:47
Catch Me If You Can 02:41
Embraceable You 02:50
Father and Son 03:15

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