Today is American composer, conductor and pianist John Williams’ 85th birthday.
The recipient of 3 Emmy Awards, 5 Academy Awards and 21 Grammy Awards, he has composed some of the most recognisable film scores in history – including Star Wars, Jaws, Superman, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List and Harry Potter.
He served as Principal Conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra from 1980 until 1993.
JOHN WILLIAMS | THEME FROM ‘STAR WARS’ | BOSTON POPS ORCHESTRA
JOHN WILLIAMS | THEME FROM ‘SCHINDLER’S LIST’ | ITZHAK PERLMAN | 2004