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John Towner Williams is an American composer, pianist, and conductor. He is considered to be 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 the Star Wars saga, Superman, Jaws, the Indiana Jones films, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the first two Home Alone films, Hook, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse, Lincoln, Memoirs of a Geisha, and the first three Harry Potter films.

He has had a longtime collaboration with director Steven Spielberg, composing the music for all but five of Spielberg's major feature films (Duel, The Color PurpleBridge of Spies, Ready Player One , and West Side Story). He did the score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and the upcoming The Rise of Skywalker.

His score for the Star Wars films can be heard in Disney INFINITY 3.0Rogue One, and Solo.

He composed the theme "The Adventures of Han" for Solo.[1]

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