John Williams Intro
John Williams is one of the greatest composers and pianist in the American music industry. The career of this talented artist span over six decades that made him one of the most recognized names in the cinematic industry. He was born on 8thFebruary 1932 and his birth name is John Towner Williams. He has been active in the music industry since 1952. Some notable works of this legendary artist are in the movies like Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Indiana Jones Series, Home Alone Films, Jurassic Park films, and even first three Harry Potter films.
Williams has won a plethora of awards in his legendary career that includes five Academy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, 24 Grammy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. He has been nominated 51 times for the Academy Awards that him second most nominated person in history. According to the American Film Institute, the work of John Williams in the Star Wars in 1977 is the greatest film score of all time in the American history.
John Williams Personal Life
This legendary musician married to the Barbara Ruick, who was a critically successful actor and singer of her time. The couple married in 1956 and together have three children whose names are Mark Towner Williams, Joseph, and Jennifer. However, his first wife died in the year 1974.
He married a second time in his life with Samantha Winslow who is a photographer in 1980. Williams usually remains silent about their personal life.
John Williams Studio Albums
John has released a great number of albums in his legendary career. Some of the major ones are World on a String, How to Steal A Million, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Valley of the Dolls, The Terminal, American Journey: Winter Olympics and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.