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John Williams

Composer John Williams

Full Name: John Towner Williams
Profession: Composer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: In a career spanning over six decades, Williams composed the famously recognizable scores for such films as Schindler's List, Indiana Jones, the Star Wars series, Jurassic Park, and the first three Harry Potter films.

With a slew of Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Saturn awards, "America's composer" is one of the most respected cinematic composers today.

Born: February 8, 1932
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Age: 88 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

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