Composer John Williams to Receive Classic Brit Award for Lifetime Achievement

Aug 21, 2012

Posted by: John Admin


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.”

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