John Williams

John Towner Williams is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. Widely regarded as one of the greatest American composers of all time, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history in a career spanning over six decades. Williams has won 24 Grammy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, five Academy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. With 51 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. In 2005, the American Film Institute selected Williams's score to 1977's Star Wars as the greatest American film score of all time. The soundtrack to Star Wars was additionally preserved by the Library of Congress into the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Williams has composed for many critically acclaimed and popular movies, including the Star Wars series, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the Indiana Jones series, the first two Home Alone films, Hook, the first two Jurassic Park films, Schindler's List, and the first three Harry Potter films.

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Top SongsAlbum
Rey's Theme (From "Star Wars: The Force Awakens")Rey's Theme (From "Star Wars: The Force Awakens")3:16
ShenandoahThe Green Album2:45
Hidden Treasure and the City of GoldIndiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)5:13
Dry Your Tears, Afrika from "Amistad"John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection3:39
E.T.'s Powers (Soundtrack Reissue 2002)E.T. The Extra Terrestrial - Original Soundtrack (20th Anniversary Remastered)2:42
"Jellyfish"The Book Thief (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)2:08
Symphony No. 2, Op.132 "Mysterious Mountain": Andante con motoThe Five Sacred Trees; etc.5:12
Out to Sea / The Shark Cage Fugue (From "Jaws")John Williams: The Great Movie Soundtracks4:23
The Journey to AkatorIndiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)3:07
Williams: Superman - Superman: Love ThemeRomance Classics4:48
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