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John Williams is widely regarded as the most popular film composer of the modern era. He has created some of the most memorable and successful film scores in Hollywood history, including those for Star Wars, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park. Born on February 8, 1932, in Long Island, New York, Williams grew up in a family of musicians, with his father being a movie studio musician. He studied music at both UCLA and Julliard and started his career as a jazz pianist. Later, he worked with Henry Mancini to compose the score for the hit television series Peter Gunn.

In the late 1950s, Williams started composing for TV shows, including Playhouse 90, Wagon Train, and Bachelor Father. In 1959, he made his foray into film with Daddy-O and spent most of the 1960s working on both film and TV projects, such as Gilligan's Island and Lost in Space.

In the 1970s, Williams earned his first Academy Award nomination for his work on Valley of the Dolls. He went on to receive many more nominations and wins for films such as Fiddler on the Roof, Jaws, E.T., and Schindler's List. Williams frequently collaborated with two of Hollywood's most iconic directors, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. With Spielberg, Williams worked on films such as Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Jurassic Park. With Lucas, Williams composed the iconic scores for Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi.

Williams' other notable scores include Superman, The Witches of Eastwick, The Accidental Tourist, JFK, and Nixon. With over five decades of experience in the industry, Williams' music continues to inspire and capture the hearts of audiences worldwide..

How to hire John Williams for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking John Williams to perform.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like John Williams in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking John Williams or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
John Williams's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking John Williams for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book John Williams, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing John Williams. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate John Williams booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book John Williams for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final John Williams booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will John Williams charge for an event. An example fee to book John Williams is in the starting range of $150,000-$299,000. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the John Williams agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The John Williams manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book John Williams for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the John Williams agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book John Williams, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the John Williams booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for John Williams, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Classical, Grammy Award Winner Or Nominee, Male, Age Group-All Ages, American
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