Composer John Williams to Receive Classic Brit Award for Lifetime Achievement

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Aug 21, 2012

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John Williams, the famed composer behind Hedwig’s Theme, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at this year’s Classic Brit Awards in October.

Williams composed the soundtrack for the first two “Harry Potter” films, but is also well known for composing the soundtracks to “Star Wars,” “Schindler’s List,” “Jurassic Park” and “ET.”

Dickon Stainer, co-chairman of the Classic Brit Awards committee, said:

“John Williams has crafted some of the most memorable film scores for
over half a century and we are delighted that he has kindly accepted the
Lifetime Achievement award in honour of his fine work.”





5 Responses to Composer John Williams to Receive Classic Brit Award for Lifetime Achievement

Avatar ImageValeria-Johanna says: He composed the soundtrack for the first *three* Harry Potter films. We have him to thank for that lovely setting of 'Double, Double Toil and Trouble' in PoA.Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Thoroughly well deserved... Williams is a treasure!Avatar ImageHarryLoverAllRound says: This guy deserves this award beyond anything! His music is truly wonderful! Good Job and Congrats Mr. Williams. Avatar ImageOwling says: John Williams's work is amazing, and will continue to be enjoyed for years to come. Congratulations Mr. Williams! Avatar Imagemoglet says: Very well deserved, there are so many films which have iconic themes thanks to John Williams.

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