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John Williams Beats His Own Record as Most Oscar-Nominated Living Person

Composer John Williams beat his own record of being the most Oscar-nominated person alive on Tuesday for his work on The Fabelmans, garnering his 53rd Academy Award nomination as part of the 95th Academy Awards. Williams only trails the late Walt Disney, who holds the records for most wins (22) and most nominations (59) for […]

John Williams Documentary in the Works From Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV, Imagine

You know his music. Now, you’ll be able to know him. John Williams, the legendary screen composer behind some of the most recognized movie themes of all time, is now the subject of a feature-length documentary, with his longtime collaborator Steven Spielberg among those spearheading the project. Amblin Television, Imagine Documentaries and Nedland Media are […]

Steven Spielberg and John Williams Reflect on 50-Year Collaboration — and Williams Walks Back Retirement Plans

Grown adults were grinning like awestruck children as the legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams discussed their unparalleled 50-year collaboration during an American Cinematheque celebration of the duo at the Writers Guild of America Theater in Beverly Hills on Thursday night — and that was before Williams, 90, thrilled the crowd, and surprised Spielberg, […]

Steven Spielberg and John Williams Will Mark 50 Years of Collaboration at American Cinematheque Tribute (Exclusive)

Two bona fide Hollywood legends, director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams, will mark their 50th year of collaboration by making a rare joint public appearance at a tribute hosted by the American Cinematheque, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. “Spielberg/Williams — 50 Years of Music and Movies,” which will feature clips of and conversation about […]

LA Philharmonic Honors John Williams’ 90th Birthday

“That was sick,” exclaimed a twenty-something guest as the Los Angeles Philharmonic concluded its stirring gala opening night performance celebrating the 90th birthday of composer John Williams on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The LA Phil, conducted by music & artistic director Gustavo Dudamel, had just surprised attendees by playing Williams’ famed Star Wars :Main Theme” song as an […]

John Williams, Bob Iger Awarded Honorary Knighthood by Late Queen Elizabeth II

Former Disney CEO Bob Iger and Star Wars composer John Williams are the latest Hollywood industry members to receive an honorary knighthood. The honor grants both entertainment titans with the title of KBE, which is more formally known as Knight Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Bestowed by […]