John Williams is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. He has composed some of the most popular and critically acclaimed film scores of the modern era, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, and Schindler's List.
Williams has received numerous awards for his work, including five Oscars, twenty-five Grammys, and three Emmys. He also received the Olympic Order, the highest individual honor awarded by the International Olympic Committee.
In addition to his work in Hollywood, Williams has composed stand-alone works for orchestra, chamber ensemble, and a wide variety of solo concerti.