John Williams

John Williams

JOHN WILLIAMS. American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career that has spanned seven decades, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable and critically acclaimed film scores in cinema history. He has won 25 Grammy Awards / 5 Academy Awards / 7 British Academy Film Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. With 53 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. His compositions are considered the epitome of film music and he is considered among the greatest composers in the history of cinema. He has been associated with director Steven Spielberg since 1974 (composing music for all but five of his feature films) and George Lucas, with whom he has worked on both of his main franchises. His early work as a film composer includes ; The Killers (1964) / How to Steal a Million (1966) / Valley of the Dolls (1967) and Goodbye Mr. Chips (1969). He has received five Academy Awards for Best Original Score for his work on Fiddler on the Roof (1971) / Jaws (1975) / E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982) / Star Wars (1977) and Schindler's List (1993). He has composed for many popular films including the Star Wars saga / Superman / the first two Home Alone films / the Indiana Jones films / the first two Jurassic Park films and the first three Harry Potter films. Other memorable film scores from his collaboration with Spielberg include ; Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) / Hook (1991) / Saving Private Ryan (1998) / Catch Me If You Can (2002) / War Horse (2011) / Lincoln (2012) and The Fabelmans (2022)

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John Williams

Reference Number. 14281J

£300.00

A desirable original 1996 index card, clearly signed in blue sharpie pen by John Williams

 

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