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John Williams (b.1932 : U.S.A) Conductor: John Williams Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMCD 46

John Williams (b. 1932 : U.S.A.) Conductor: John Williams Ensemble: Studio Orchestra Record label: Sony Classical Catalogue ID: 8869 1942532

John Williams Conductor: John Williams Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra;Tanglewood Festival Chorus Record label: GEFFEN RECORDS Catalogue ID: DRD 50046

John Williams (b.1932 : U.S.A) Conductor: John Williams Ensemble: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Itzhak Perlman Record label: Sony Catalogue ID: S2K 51333

John Williams (b.1932 : U.S.A) Conductor: John Williams Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: SONY Catalogue ID: SK 62788

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‘Thank you, maestro’ – Steven Spielberg says John Williams wrote ‘The Fabelmans’ music as a gift to the director’s parents.

‘Thank you, maestro’ – Spielberg says John Williams wrote ‘The Fabelmans’ music as a gift to the director’s parents

Spielberg proclaims 'You still got it!' as John Williams plays Brahms at piano

‘You still got it!’ – 90-year-old John Williams casually plays Brahms concerto during recording session

John Williams honoured as Queen Elizabeth II’s final ‘Knight’ before she died

John Williams honoured as Queen Elizabeth II’s final ‘Knight’ before she died

Gladiator, The Lord of the Rings and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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I played the shark theme to Spielberg and he said, ‘you can’t be serious’ – John Williams on composing Jaws

‘I played the shark theme to Spielberg and he said, “you can’t be serious!”’ – John Williams on composing Jaws

John Williams at 90: A Classic FM Exclusive

Listen to Classic FM’s exclusive 90th-birthday interview with film music legend John Williams

Composer John Williams

John Williams hints at retirement from film music, says new score might be his last

Unearthed footage reveals Steven Spielberg and John Williams composing music for E.T. together

Unearthed footage reveals Steven Spielberg and John Williams composing music for E.T. together

If you play ‘Star Wars’ music on Spotify, the play bar turns into an actual lightsaber

People are only just realising the Spotify play bar becomes a lightsaber when you listen to Star Wars

The 15 best film scores of the 21st century

Definitively the greatest film scores of the 21st century so far

Film composer John Williams crowned Best Classical Artist at The Global Awards 2022

Legendary composer John Williams crowned Best Classical Artist at The Global Awards 2022

Who has the most Oscar nominations in history? From John Williams to Meryl Streep

Who has the most Oscar nominations in history?

Steven Spielberg hits out at pre-recording the Best Score Oscar

‘Without music, Jaws would wear dentures’ – Steven Spielberg hits out at pre-recording the Best Score Oscar

Steven Spielberg and John Williams

John Williams needed a clarinettist on the ‘Jaws’ soundtrack. So, Spielberg volunteered.

What makes the Star Wars soundtrack so good? An analysis of John Williams’ music.

What makes the Star Wars soundtrack so good? An analysis of John Williams’ music.