John Towner Williams (born Februar 8, 1932) is an American componer, conductor, an pianist. In a career spannin ower sax decades, Williams haes componed some o the maist popular an recognisable film scores in cinematic history, includin the Star Wars series, the first twa Jaws films, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the Indiana Jones series, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, the first twa Home Alone films, Hook, the first twa Jurassic Park films, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, the first three Harry Potter films, Catch Me If You Can, Memoirs of a Geisha, War Horse, an Lincoln. He haes haed a lang association wi director Steven Spielberg, componin the muisic for aw o Spielberg's featur films except The Color Purple an Bridge of Spies.

John Williams
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Williams at the Avery Fisher Haw in 2007
Background information
Birth nameJohn Towner Williams
Born (1932-02-08) 8 Februar 1932 (age 88)
Floral Park, New York, U.S.
GenresFilm score, contemporary clessical muisic, post-romanticism, jazz
ThriftComponer, conductor, pianist
Years active1952–present