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Born: February 8, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Flushing, New York, USA Profession: Music ...


Williams' soundtrack album for "Star Wars" (1977) has sold upwards of four million copies, making it the biggest selling symphonic soundtrack album.

"Meeting Steven Spielberg was the luckiest day of my life." --John Williams quoted in The Boston Globe, February 24, 1998.

As of 2002, he has received 41 Academy Award nominations (the most of any living person) in the field of music and has won five statuettes. He is second only to Alfred Newman (who garnered 45 career nominations) in the field of music.

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