One of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers of the modern age, John Williams is the winner of five Academy Awards, 17 Grammys, three Golden Globes, two Emmys and five BAFTA Awards from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Best known for his film scores and ceremonial music, Williams is also a noted composer of concert works and a renowned conductor.
JOHN WILLIAMS - Composer
Born: New York, USA
Current position: composer
Education: UCLA (Los Angeles) , Music Composition (private studies with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco) and The Julliard School (New York)
Carreer: Williams’ scores for such films as Jaws, ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, Schindler's List, en de Indiana Jonesseries, have won him multiple awards and produced best-selling recordings. his scores for the original Star Wars trilogy transformed the landscape of Hollywood film music and became icons of American culture. John Williams Williams has composed the music and served as music director for nearly eighty films including Saving Private Ryan, Jurassic Park, Home Alone, Born on the Fourth of July, Superman and of course Harry Potter.
Prijzen: five Academy Awards, 17 Grammys, three Golden Globes, two Emmys and five BAFTA Awards from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts