ByJasmyn Spann, writer at
Just your basic obsessive fan girl.
Jasmyn Spann

What do Jaws, Harry Potter and E.T. have in common? Their iconic scores were all written by the incredible John Williams! Here are 10 of his most well known scores and just a few of the major awards he's won for them!

Jaws, 1975

Grammy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Oscar winner

Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and 3 Grammy winner

Superman, 1978

Golden Globe and Oscar nominations, 2 Grammy wins

Raiders of the Lost Arc, 1981

Grammy winner, Oscar nominations

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, 1982

Golden Globe, Oscar and BAFTA winner, 5 Grammy nominations (3 wins)

Home Alone, 1990

Grammy and double Oscar nominations

Hook, 1991

Oscar and double Grammy nominations

Jurassic Park, 1993

Grammy nominations

Schindler's List, 1993

Golden Globe, Oscar, Grammy and BAFTA winner

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, 2001

Oscar nominations and double Grammy nominations

What do you think?

Are there any composers that have this sort of resume? John WIlliams has proved not only in his awards but in the music itself that he is an incredible composer! Let's hope he continues to make more awesome music!


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