When is John Williams' birthday?
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John Williams: Everything you need to know about the film composer, from his movies and awards to his net worth
1. When is John Williams' birthday?
John Williams was born on 8 February 1932, and grew up in a musical family; his father was a jazz percussionist. Young John attended UCLA while studying composition privately with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Drafted in 1952, Williams spent three years conducting and arranging music for the U.S. Air Force Band. After his service ended, Williams moved to New York City and entered Juilliard where he studied piano.