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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
19 July 2016, 10:46
The man behind the iconic music for Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jaws and Harry Potter is a complete legend. Here’s why…
So much awesome.
Here he is conducting the Imperial March and admirably refraining from singing along. **DAAA DAAA DAAA DAAA DA-DA DAAA DA-DA**
“Writing a tune is like sculpting. You get four or five notes, you take one out and move one around, and you do a bit more and eventually, as the sculptor says, "In that rock there is a statue, we have to go find it.”
Break our hearts, why don’t you, guys…
That makes him the second most nominated person ever – beaten only by Walt Disney with 59 nominations. He's also won a chunk of Grammys – and here he is casually holding three of them.
Even multi-academy-award-winners have time for a quick selfie. And even Hollywood actors get star-struck when they meet a film composing legend.
Sure, they’re one of the greatest partnerships in the history of movies. But they’re also just two friends, doing what they do best. WE LOVE YOU GUYS