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  1. John Williams: John Towner Williams is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. He is considered one of the greatest film composers of all time. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history, including Jaws, Family Plot, the Star Wars series, Superman, the Indiana Jones series, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the first two Home Alone films, Hook, the first two Jurassic Park films, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, the first three Harry Potter films, Catch Me If You Can, Memoirs of a Geisha, War Horse, and Lincoln. He has had a long association with director Steven Spielberg, composing the music for all but one of Spielberg's major feature-length films.
    • also known as John Towner Williams; John T. Williams Jr.; Johnny Williams; John Williams Jr.; John T. Williams; Pops; John Towner Williams, Jr.; Little Johnny Love
    • born on (83 years ago) in Floral Park, child of Johnny Williams and Esther Williams
    • ethnicity: White American
    • nationality: United States of America
    • education:
    • profession: Composer, pianist, conductor, film score composer
    • member of musical group John Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra
    • spouses:
    • parent of
    • genres: Film score, Jazz, Classical music, Romance, Contemporary classical music
    • albums: "Yo-Yo Ma Plays the Music of John Williams", "X-Wing vs. Tie-Fighter", "X-Wing Collector's Series" (disc 2: Tie Fighter), "Williams on Williams: The Classic Spielberg Scores", "War of the Worlds", "Theme from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"", "Irwin Allen's The Towering Inferno", "The Terminal", "The Star Wars Trilogy: Star Wars / The Empire Strikes Back / Return of the Jedi", "John Williams Conducts John Williams: The Star Wars Trilogy", "The Spielberg / Williams Collaboration", "The River", "The Reivers", "The Paper Chase / The Poseidon Adventure", "The Patriot: Original Motion Picture Score", "The Music of John Williams: 40 Years of Film Music", "The Missouri Breaks", "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing", "The Lost World: Jurassic Park: Original Motion Picture Score", "The Indiana Jones Trilogy", "The Harry Potter Collection", "The Fury", "The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen", "The Empire Strikes Back: Symphonic Suite", "The Eiger Sanction", "The Cowboys", "The Best of John Williams", "The Accidental Tourist", "Superman: The Movie", "Stepmom", "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back", "Star Wars: The Corellian Edition", "Music From the John Williams Score: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi", "Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy", "Star Wars: Figrin d'An and the Model Nodes", "Classic FM: Star Wars Suite and Other Great Film Music", "Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones", "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace", "Krieg der Sterne", "Star Wars and Other Sci Fi Themes" (disc 1), "Stanley & Iris", "SpaceCamp", "Sleepers", "Seven Years in Tibet", "Schindler's List", "Saving Private Ryan: Music From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack", "Sabrina", "Rosewood", "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
    • filmography: "Broadway's Best at Pops"
    • TV series: "From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga"
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement In Musical Composition - "Heidi"
        • Academy Award for Best Original Song Score - "Fiddler on the Roof"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "The Poseidon Adventure"
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Best Music Composition - Special Program - "Bell System Family Theatre" (Jane Eyre)
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Cinderella Liberty"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Earthquake"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Jaws"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Jaws"
        • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "Jaws"
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Jaws" (Composer)
        • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Jaws"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Jaws"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "The Towering Inferno"
        • BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Jaws" & "The Towering Inferno"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Album of the Year - "Krieg der Sterne", with London Symphony Orchestra
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "Krieg der Sterne"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Main Theme (from Star Wars)"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Krieg der Sterne"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Star Wars"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
        • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "Star Wars"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Main Theme (from Star Wars)" (Composer)
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Krieg der Sterne" (Composer)
        • Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "Krieg der Sterne" (Best Pop Instrumental Recording)
        • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Star Wars"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Theme from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind""
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Superman"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Theme from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"" (Composer)
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (Composer)
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Star Wars"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "Superman: The Movie"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Superman Main Title Theme"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Superman: The Movie"
        • BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Star Wars"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Main Theme (from Superman)" (Composer)
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Superman: The Movie" (Composer)
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: Yoda's Theme", with London Symphony Orchestra
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "The Empire Strikes Back"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "The Empire Strikes Back"
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"
        • BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (Composer)
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark"
        • nominated to Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Musical Score - "Monsignor"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - "Yes, Giorgio: If We Were in Love" (Yes, Giorgio), with Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "E.T.: The Extraterrestrial: Theme"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement - "Flying"
        • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement - "Flying"
        • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
        • BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
        • Saturn Award for Best Music - "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Olympic Fanfare and Theme"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "The River"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Olympic Fanfare and Theme" (Composer)
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Empire of the Sun"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "The Accidental Tourist"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "The Accidental Tourist"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Empire of the Sun"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Born on the Fourth of July"
        • BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Empire of the Sun"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "John Williams Conducts John Williams: The Star Wars Trilogy"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance - "Hook"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Schindler's List"
        • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "Schindler's List"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Schindler's List"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Schindler's List"
        • BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Schindler's List"
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Schindler's List" (Composer)
        • Critics' Choice Award for Best Composer - "Saving Private Ryan"
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Saving Private Ryan: Music From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Saving Private Ryan"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "Theme From Angela's Ashes"
        • Critics' Choice Award for Best Composer - "Catch Me If You Can", "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets", "Minority Report"
        • BMI Film Music Award - "Catch Me If You Can"
        • Kennedy Center Honors
        • Critics' Choice Award for Best Composer - "Memoirs of a Geisha"
        • BMI Film Music Award - "The Terminal"
        • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Memoirs of a Geisha"
        • BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Memoirs of a Geisha"
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "A Prayer for Peace" (Composer)
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "Memoirs of a Geisha", with Shawn Murphy
        • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition - "The Adventures of Mutt" (Composer)
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music - "Great Performances" (Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music)
        • Critics' Choice Award for Best Composer - "Lincoln"
    • official website: www.johnwilliams.org
  2. John Williams: John Christopher Williams is an Australian-born British classical guitarist renowned for his ensemble playing as well as his interpretation and promotion of the modern classical guitar repertoire. In 1973, he shared a Grammy Award win in the Best Chamber Music Performance category with fellow guitarist Julian Bream for Julian and John. Williams is noted for a technique that is often described as virtually flawless. Guitar historian Graham Wade has said: "John is perhaps the most technically accomplished guitarist the world has seen.
    • also known as Williams, John; John Christopher Williams
    • born on (74 years ago) in Melbourne
    • nationality: Australia
    • education: Royal College of Music
    • profession: Guitarist, composer, music arranger, musician
    • member of musical groups:
    • genres: Classical music, Rock music, Progressive rock
    • albums: "The Magic Box", "The Ultimate Guitar Collection", "El Diablo Suelto", "Concertos", "John Williams Plays the Movies", "Spanish Guitar Music", "The Best of John Williams", "The Guitarist", "Spanish Guitar Favorites", "Guitar Moods", "Plays Schubert & Giuliani", "The Guitar Is the Song: A Folksong Collection", "The Essential Collection", "Cavatina", "Classic Williams: Romance of the Guitar (John Williams)", "Guitar Recital: Paganini, Scarlatti, Villa-Lobos & Giuliani", "Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasia para un gentilhombre / Giuliani, Vivaldi: Guitar Concertos", "Portrait of John Williams", "Lute Suite no. 4 / Chaconne, BWV 1004 / Prelude, Fugue & Allegro, BWV 998 and other selections", "Steve Gray: Guitar Concerto; Richard Harvey: Concerto Antico (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Paul Daniel, guitar: John Williams)", "Chefs - d'oeuvre de la guitare", "Guitar Recital", "Julian And John (Works By Lawes, Carulli, Albeniz, Granados)", "Together Again", "Spanish Dreams", "From a Bird", "Gitarre zum Geniessen", "Guitar Concertos (English Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Charles Groves; feat. guitar: John Williams)", "Fragments of a Dream", "Together: The Ultimate Collection", "Together", "Places Between", "The Very Best of John Williams", "Bachianas brasileiras Nos. 2 & 5 / Five Preludes for Guitar / Concerto for Guitar & Small Orchestra", "The Seville Concert", "Duos", "Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombre (feat. guitar: John Williams)", "The Four Lute Suites", "The Music of John Williams: 40 Years of Film Music", "Echoes of Spain", "The Height Below", "Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombre", "From Australia", "Iberia", "Bridges", "Gitarre", "Leyenda", "The Great Paraguayan (From the Jungles of Paraguay)", "Celebration", "The Spanish Guitar Anthology"
    • filmography:
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance - "Julian And John (Works By Lawes, Carulli, Albeniz, Granados)", with Julian Bream
        • Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance - "Julian And John (Works By Lawes, Carulli, Albeniz, Granados)" (Artist), with Julian Bream
        • nominated to Brit Award for Best Classical Recording - "Portrait of John Williams"
        • Brit Award for Best Classical Recording - "Portrait of John Williams"
    • official website: www.johnwilliamsguitar.com
  3. John Williams was an English stage, film and television actor. He is remembered for his role as chief inspector Hubbard in Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder, as the chauffeur in Sabrina, and as portraying the second "Mr. French" on TV's Family Affair.
  4. John Williams a.k.a. John B is an English DJ and electronic music producer. He is widely recognised for his eccentric clothing and wild hair and his production of several cutting edge drum and bass tracks.
  5. John Williams: John Sam Williams is a retired American basketball player. Williams played collegiately for LSU, and was drafted into the National Basketball Association by the Washington Bullets in 1986 with the 12th overall pick.
  6. John Williams a.k.a. John McLiam, born John Williams on January 24, 1918 in Alberta, Canada, died April 16, 1994, in Los Angeles, was a character actor noted for his extensive work on film and television, and renowned for his skill at different accents. His film appearances included In Cold Blood, My Fair Lady, The Missouri Breaks, First Blood, and John Frankenheimer's movie of The Iceman Cometh. He was a guest star in numerous television series and also wrote a Broadway play, The Sin of Pat Muldoon.
  7. John Williams a.k.a. John Edward Williams was an American author, editor and professor. He was best known for his novels Stoner and Augustus. The latter won a U.S. National Book Award.
  8. John Williams VC, was a Welsh recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
    • born on (158 years ago) in Abergavenny
    • nationality: United Kingdom
    • profession: Soldier
    • died on (83 years ago) in Llantarnam of heart failure
    • award: - Victoria Cross (In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 22nd-23rd January, 1879 as Private in the 2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment of Foot, British Army during the Anglo-Zulu War.)
  9. John Williams was an English missionary, active in the South Pacific. Born at Tottenham, near London, England, he was trained as a foundry worker and mechanic.
    • born in (220 years ago) in Tottenham
    • died on (176 years ago) in Erromango
    • written works: "Samoan Journals of John Williams, 1830 and 1832"
  10. John Williams a.k.a. John L. Williams is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for ten seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. Williams played college football for the University of Florida. A first-round pick in the 1986 NFL Draft, he played professionally for the Seattle Seahawks and the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL.
  11. John Williams is a retired Welsh snooker referee. He presided over eleven World Championship finals, including the 1985 final between Dennis Taylor and Steve Davis.
  12. John Williams a.k.a. John "Hot Rod" Williams: John "Hot Rod" Williams is a retired American professional basketball player who had a 13-year NBA career from 1986 to 1999.
  13. John Williams a.k.a. John A. Williams: John Alfred Williams is an African-American author, journalist, and academic.
  14. John Williams was a Welsh clergyman and political advisor to King James I. He served as Bishop of Lincoln 1621–1641, Keeper of the Great Seal also known as Lord Keeper or Lord Chancellor 1621–1625, and Archbishop of York 1641–1650. He was the last bishop to serve as lord chancellor.
  15. John Williams a.k.a. John Judd is an actor.
  16. John Williams a.k.a. John H. Williams is an American film producer known for his work both in live-action and in animation. He co-produced the 2001 animated feature Shrek. He is founder and owner of his own company, Vanguard Films which produces live-action and animated products.
  17. John Williams is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 2000s. He played as a winger in the National Rugby League for the Parramatta Eels, Sydney Roosters, North Queensland Cowboys and Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.
    • also known as Hotdog, Wolfbrother
    • born on (31 years ago) in Sydney
    • nationality: Australia
    • profession: Rugby player
  18. John Williams a.k.a. John J. Williams: John James "Whispering Willie" Williams was an American businessman and politician from Millsboro, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, who served four terms as U.S. Senator from Delaware from 1947 to 1970.
  19. John Williams: John Chester Williams is an archer from the United States, who was born in Cranesville, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Northwestern High School. After winning the 1971 world title, he won the gold medal in the men's individual achery competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. It was the first Olympic archery medal in 52 years.
    • also known as John Chester Williams
    • born on (62 years ago)
    • medal: 1972 Summer Olympics - Gold medal for United States of America in Archery – Men's individual
  20. John Williams a.k.a. John R. Williams was an American soldier, merchant, and politician who is most well known for serving as the first mayor of Detroit, Michigan. In total, he served as Detroit's mayor for five other terms. He also was a brigadier general in the United States Army during the Black Hawk War.
  21. John Williams was a Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
    • born on (69 years ago)
    • nationality: United Kingdom
    • died in (37 years ago)
  22. John Williams a.k.a. Memphis Piano Red is a musical artist, musician.
    • also known as _Memphis Piano Red
    • born on (110 years ago)
    • died on (19 years ago)
    • album: "American Black Blues"
  23. John Williams a.k.a. Anthony Pasquin: John Williams was an English poet, satirist, journalist and miscellaneous writer, best known by the pseudonym of Anthony Pasquin.
  24. John Williams a.k.a. John Hartley Williams was a British poet who was born in Cheshire and grew up in London. He studied at Nottingham University and later at the University of London. His poetry book Blues was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. He was a judge of the 2007 Poetry on the Lake poetry competition, a judge of the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry, and a tutor at the Arvon Foundation. He died from cancer at his home in Berlin in May 2014. He was survived by Gizella, his wife of 44 years, and their daughter.
  25. John Williams was a Welsh lawyer and writer on legal topics.
    • born on (258 years ago)
    • died on (205 years ago)
  26. John Williams was an American lawyer, soldier, and statesman, operating primarily out of Knoxville, Tennessee, in the first part of the 19th century. He represented Tennessee in the United States Senate from 1815 to 1823, when he lost reelection to Andrew Jackson. Williams also served as colonel of the 39th U.S. Infantry during the Creek Wars, and played a key role in Jackson's victory at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814.
    • born on (238 years ago) in Surry County
    • nationality: United States of America
    • profession: Politician, lawyer
    • parent of Joseph Lanier Williams
    • died on (178 years ago) in Knoxville
    • written works: "Fellow citizens of East Tennessee", "Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, submitted the following motion for consideration", "Mr. Williams submitted the following motion for consideration"
  27. John Williams: John Nelson Williams is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward from 1990 until 2009.
    • born on (47 years ago) in Birmingham
    • nationality: England
    • profession: Football player
  28. John Williams is an equestrian from the United States of America, who competed for the USA in the US Eventing team at the 2004 Summer Olympics, winning the bronze medal.
  29. John Williams, was an antiquary and Anglican priest. Born in Llangynhafal, Denbighshire Wales in 1811, he graduated from Jesus College, Oxford in 1835 to become the Anglican curate of Llanfor, Merionethshire, where he married Elizabeth Lloyd Williams. In 1843 he became perpetual curate of Nercwys, Flintshire, and rector of Llanymawddwy, Merionethshire, in 1849.
  30. John Williams is an Australian scientist whose life work has been in the study of hydrology and the use of water in the landscape and farming, including land salinity.
  31. John Williams was an American physician and politician from Salem, New York.
    • born in (263 years ago)
    • nationality: United States of America
    • profession: Politician
    • died on (209 years ago)
  32. John Williams a.k.a. John G. Williams was a Conservative MP representing Edmonton—St. Albert in the Canadian parliament from 1993 to 2008. He was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Originally associated with the Reform Party, he was a member of the Conservatives since its formation in 2003.
  33. John Williams is a musical artist, musician.
  34. John Williams a.k.a. John J. Williams: John Jefferson Williams was a Union soldier and private in Company B the 34th Regiment Indiana Infantry and was the last soldier killed in the American Civil War.
  35. John Williams was an American merchant and politician from New York.
    • born on (209 years ago)
    • profession: Politician
    • died on (140 years ago)
  36. John Williams a.k.a. Gladstone Porteous: Gladstone Charles Fletcher Porteous, Chinese name 张尔昌 Zhāng Ěrchāng was an Australian missionary to China who served with the China Inland Mission from 1904 and became Superintendent of the work in East Yunnan. He was a skilled Bible translator, devised the romanized Yi alphabet, and translated parts of the New Testament into several Chinese dialects.
  37. John Williams was a New England Puritan minister who became famous for The Redeemed Captive, his account of his captivity by the Mohawk after the Deerfield Massacre during Queen Anne's War. He was an uncle of the notable pastor and theologian Jonathan Edwards.
    • born on (351 years ago)
    • education:
    • parent of Eunice Kanenstenhawi Williams
    • died on (286 years ago)
    • written works: "The captivity and deliverance of Mr. John Williams, pastor of the church in Deerfield, and Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, of Lancaster", "Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion"
  38. John Williams: John Lewis Williams is a former Australian Rugby Union player who represented for the Wallabies three times.
  39. John Williams: John McKay Williams was a National Football League offensive lineman from 1968 through 1979. During that span he appeared in three Super Bowls: Super Bowl III and Super Bowl V for the Baltimore Colts; and Super Bowl XIV for the Los Angeles Rams. He played college football at the University of Minnesota where he was a First Team All-Big Ten tackle in 1967 and led the Gophers to the Big Ten title. Williams died on July 8, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the age of 66, while out for a walk. He had recently been the recipient of a kidney transplant.
  40. John Williams is an American winemaker and owner of Frog's Leap Winery in Rutherford, California. He is a champion of dry farming.
  41. John Williams is an American talk radio show host at WCCO in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He hosts he afternoon drive show at WCCO in Minneapolis, and former midday host at WGN in Chicago from 1997 until 2012, and now current 10:00AM-12 00pm host since June 2014. During WGN's controversial 2008-2010 programming changes, Williams also hosted the morning drive and mid-morning shows.
  42. John Williams was the eleventh Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
  43. John Williams was a signer of the United States' Articles of Confederation. He was one of the founders of the University of North Carolina. During the American Revolutionary War, Williams was a colonel in the North Carolina militia. In 1777 and 1778, he was a member of the North Carolina House of Commons and served as Speaker of the House. Williams was a member of the Continental Congress in 1778 and 1779. He served as a superior court judge both during the colonial era and after the new state of North Carolina was established in 1776. Sitting alongside other superior court judges as part of a Court of Conference, Williams heard the landmark case, Bayard v. Singleton, which announced the principle of judicial review on the state level before Marbury v. Madison did so on the federal level.
  44. John Williams was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1907 to 1910, and again from 1914 to 1922. Williams was a member of the Manitoba Liberal Party, and briefly served as a cabinet minister in the government of Tobias C. Norris.
    • born on (155 years ago) in Flintshire
    • died in (85 years ago)
  45. John Williams was an English Whig politician, lawyer and judge.
  46. John Williams was a Union Navy sailor in the American Civil War and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the Joint Expedition Against Franklin.
  47. John Williams a.k.a. Johnny Williams is an actor.
  48. John Williams: John Nathaniel "Nat" Williams was an English cricketer. He played for Hawke's Bay in 1903 and Gloucestershire in 1908.
    • born on (138 years ago)
    • nationality: England
    • profession: Cricketer
    • died on (100 years ago) in Kabatepe
  49. John Williams: John Reginald Williams is an Australian politician. He has been a National Party member of the Australian Senate since July 2008, representing the state of New South Wales.
  50. John Williams: John Douglas Williams is an Australian politician, who has been the National Party member for Murray-Darling since March 2007.
    • born on (67 years ago) in Perth
    • profession: Politician
  51. John Williams is a composer.
  52. John Williams: John Charles Williams is a former English cricketer. Williams was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.
  53. John Williams was a convict transported to Van Diemen's Land. He is best known as the man with whom Joseph Johns, later to become the bushranger Moondyne Joe, was arrested and tried for burglary.
  54. John Williams was an American leader from Caswell County, North Carolina during the American Revolution.
  55. John Williams: John Alan Williams is a former running back in the USFL and the National Football League. Williams played for the Michigan Panthers and Oakland Invaders from 1983-85. Between 1985-1987, Williams played for the Dallas Cowboys, the Seattle Seahawks, the New Orleans Saints, and the Indianapolis Colts.
  56. John Williams: John Charles Williams was an Anglican priest.
  57. John Williams is a film director, film producer and screenwriter.
  58. John Williams is a businessman who has most notably involved as a football executive in English football. Born in Hampshire, Williams he moved north to work at Granada Manchester in the late 1970s.
  59. John Williams was a Welsh Labour Party politician. He was a miner's agent, a close associate of William Abraham and a prominent Liberal-Labour politician. Prior to his election as an MP he was a member of the Mountain Ash Urban District Council. In 1898 he was nominated as a candidate for Glamorgan County Council but declined to go to the poll.
    • born in (155 years ago)
    • died on (93 years ago)
  60. John Williams: John "Jack" Williams is a Welsh professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Rochdale Hornets, as a wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.
  61. John Williams was an English professional footballer who played as a centre forward.
  62. John Williams was a Welsh cleric and schoolteacher.
  63. John Williams a.k.a. John W. Williams is the current Inspector General of the South Florida Water Management District.
  64. John Williams was a Welsh Anglican clergyman with Methodist sympathies. He also published a book of sermons.
  65. John Williams is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon and Collingwood in the VFL.
    • born on (68 years ago)
  66. John Williams was an English Liberal Party politician.
  67. John Williams: Sir John Williams was an English judge, known for overseeing the 1830s trials of the Tolpuddle Martyrs and the Flash Female Button Makers Union.
    • also known as Baron John Williams
  68. John Williams was a Welsh nonconformist preacher and doctor. He was said to be the first to introduce non-conformism to his home county of Caernarfonshire, and it was also said that he could be heard when he was preaching for a distance of a quarter of a mile.
  69. John Williams was Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1602 to 1613 and also Dean of Bangor.
  70. John Williams: John "Willy" Williams is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League. Williams was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and then at the University of Queensland where he learned the game after joining the University of Queensland Australian Football Club. After successful seasons in the Under 18 and Senior sides at UQ he moved to the Morningside Australian Football Club for a season before being drafted to Essendon. Williams spent most of his time with Essendon playing for their VFL-affiliate, the Bendigo Bombers. He made his debut in the final game of the 2008 season. After playing one senior match in four seasons, Williams was delisted by Essendon at the end of 2010.
    • born on (27 years ago)
  71. John Williams is a TV director and a TV producer.
  72. John Williams was elected as a Tory Member of Parliament for Windsor at the general election in July 1802. However, on 16 February 1804 his election was declared void after an election petition.
    • born in (250 years ago)
  73. John Williams: Lieutenant-Colonel John Williams MBE DCM was a British army officer.
    • also known as Lieutenant Colonel John Williams
    • born in (82 years ago)
    • died in (14 years ago)
  74. John Williams was a planter and an American Revolutionary from Pitt County, North Carolina. He was the son of a Welsh immigrant, and served on the county Committee of Correspondence. He represented his county in the North Carolina provisional Assembly of 1777 as well as the state's House of Commons in 1778 and 1779.
  75. John Williams is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Carlton in the Victorian Football League.
    • also known as John A. Williams
    • born on (75 years ago)
    • nationality: Australia
    • profession: Australian rules football player
  76. John Williams was an English Bishop of Chichester.
  77. John Williams: Dr. John "Gray Wolf" Williams became the oldest active professional mixed martial artist when at age 70, he made his professional fight debut on July 24, 2010.
    • born in (76 years ago) in Canada
  78. John Williams was Member of Parliament for Bedford in the Parliament held between 12 November 1554 and 16 January 1555. He may also have sat in the Parliament held between October 1555 and December 1555.
    • born in (497 years ago)
    • nationality: Kingdom of England
    • profession: Politician
    • died in (455 years ago)
  79. John Williams was a Member of Parliament for Fowey within Cornwall, England, UK in January 1701 and December 1701.
  80. John Williams was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1653.
  81. John Williams is an author.
    • born in (108 years ago)
    • written works: "Atlas of weapons and war", "Suddenly at the Priory", "The guns of Dakar", "Gallipoli: the Dardanelles campaign", "France: summer 1940", "The ides of May", "The other battleground", "Mutiny, 1917", "The home fronts: Britain, France and Germany, 1914-1918", "Heyday for assassins", "World atlas of weapons & war"
  82. John Williams is a film writer and director.
  83. John Williams is an author.
    • also known as John William
    • born in (55 years ago)
    • written works: "Back to the Badlands", "Bloody valentine", "Faithless", "Five Pubs, Two Bars and a Nightclub", "Spring 2003, Specialty Conference Proceedings", "Warships Today"
  84. John Williams: Sir John Williams was an English politician. He was a Member of Parliament for Aldeburgh from 8 May 1730 to 1734.
  85. John Williams a.k.a. John Wesley Williams is a 1984 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
  86. John Williams is an actor.
  87. John Williams is an author.
    • born in (103 years ago)
    • died in (19 years ago)
    • written works: "The Collins Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa", "A field guide to the national parks of East Africa", "A field guide to the butterflies of Africa"
  88. John Williams is an author.
    • born in (83 years ago)
    • written works: "Anzacs, the media and the Great War", "John Williams photographs", "Corporal Hitler and the Great War 1914-1918", "The quarantined culture", "Modernity, the media and the military"
  89. John Williams is an actor.

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  1. The John Williams was a missionary ship under the command of Captain Robert Clark Morgan and owned by the London Missionary Society. It was named after John Williams, a missionary who had been active in the South Pacific.
    • also known as جان ویلیامز
  2. John Williams is an English former football centre back, who now works as a radio commentator. He made 350 league appearances in a 15 year career in the Football League, scoring 25 goals.
    • born on (55 years ago) in Liverpool
  3. John Williams: John "Twiggy" Williams was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1972. Williams played college football at the University of New Mexico. His son, John Williams also played in the CFL.
    • born on (73 years ago) in Fort Worth

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Google previewThe English Monster (2012)

by Lloyd Shepherd

The man is called John Williams.' 'Ah, yes, Williams.

Google previewLondon's Shadows (2010)

The Dark Side of the Victorian City by Drew D. Gray

John Williams is a more recent name ...

Google previewPhysical Geology, The Science of Earth (2016)

Earth sciences, Earth sciences by CTI Reviews

Work John Williams is a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists , in creating a rational debate onAustralia's water resources. Love wave: In elastodynamics, Love waves are horizontally polarized shear waves (SH waves) ...

Google previewThe Christian Examiner (1827)

John Williams is an excellent story, and was read ...

Google previewThe Christian Examiner and Theological Review (1827)

by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Jenks

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Google previewa critical dictionary of english literature and british and american authors (1876)

by s. austin allibone

Wightman, John Williams, Mrs. Cath. R. Wills, Charles Whitfield, Fred. Wightman, V. Williams, Charles Wills, Jas. Whitficld, Henry Wightwicke, G. Williams, Daniel Wills, John Whitlield, John Wigmore, M. Williams, David Wills, ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, Living and Deceased, from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century (1899)

Containing Over Forty-six Thousand Articles (authors), with Forty Indexes of Subjects by Samuel Austin Allibone

John Williams, John Williams, Sir John Williams, John G. Williams, John M. Williams, Joshua Williams, Moses Williams, Philip Williams, R. V. Williams, Robt. G. Williams, Rowland Williams, S. F. Williams, T. Williams, Thos. Williams, Thos.

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

Ray Walker, T-Bone Waters, Muddy West, Kanye Whitacre, Eric White, Jack Williams, Hank Williams, John Williams, Larry Wilson, Brian Wynette, Tammy Young, Neil Zappa, Frank Phenomena and Trends Actors as Composers, Songwriters, ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American Authors, Living and Deceased, from the Earliest Accounts to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century (1871)

Containing Thirty Thousand Biographies and Literary Notices, with Forty Indexes of Subjects by Samuel Austin Allibone

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So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories. (John Williams)
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