John Williams

The Composer

Date of Birth

February 8, 1932 Age 81
Born in Rhode Island, New York, U.S.A

Two Things About his childhood

1. He started playing the piano at age 7
2. At age 15 he decided he wanted to become a famous concert pianist

Some Famous Pieces of Music

He played music for himself and worked for himself

Interesting Facts

  • He served in The United States Air Force
  • He went to U.C.L.A & Los Angeles City College
  • He has won 18 Grammies and 5 Oscars
  • His father played music when he was a kid which inspired him to play music

Sources Cited

IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2013.