Today is American Composer John Williams’ Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American composer, conductor and pianist John Williams’ 85th birthday

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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

 

 

JOHN WILLIAMS | THEME FROM ‘JURRASIC PARK’ | ITZHAK PERLMAN | 2004

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