American composer, John Williams has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history. Williams has won 24 Grammy Awards, five Academy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. With 51 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. The American Film Institute selected Williams’ score to the 1977’s Star Wars film as the greatest American film score of all time. Hear selections from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Superman, E.T., Harry Potter, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Jaws.
This production is sponsored by the JCS Fund of DuPage Foundation: