Birthday Boy: John Williams

On the 8th of February, Academy Award winning composer John Williams celebrates his birthday.

Being a movie composer is not an easiest thing on the planet. Not just that your job is really hard, but you often don't get enough appreciation.

And if someone needs to be appreciated that is John Williams a five-times-Oscar-winning composer from Flushing, Queens.

Williams was born on February 8, 1932, so use this opportunity and wish this amazing man a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Williams was nominated for his first Academy Award in 1968, for Valley of the Dolls (1967). He has 33 Oscar nominations in total!

His five Oscar wins were for the movies: Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Jaws (1975), Star Wars (1977), E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Schindler's List (1993).

Williams is working as a composer, soundtrack artist and as a member of music department, having more than 360 movie and TV titles in his resume!

He even did some acting in two TV series, in the late 1950s.

So, don't wait a second longer, and find out more about this amazing guy!

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  1. Celebgirl87
    happy birthday!

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