William was fond of music right from his childhood. He learned different flavors of music and was well versed in Jazz music and piano. After completing his schooling he began his career as an Orchestrator in different film studios. He also played the role of pianist in most of the occasions. He has composed music for his first movie ‘Daddy – O’ in the year 1958. Soon he gained recognition in Hollywood because of his versatile music.
Williams was approached by Spielberg for his movie ‘The Sugarland Express’. It was the debut movie for Spielberg and hence the association between the two began. Since then Williams had a magnificent career and he composed music for Hollywood Blockbusters like ‘Jaws’, ‘Jurassic park’ series, ‘Superman’ series, ‘Star Wars’ series to mention a few. He worked with several directors and his music created history.
Williams has been nominated for about 50 Oscar awards which itself a record for any living person. He has won several awards for his background score including the 22 Grammy Awards, Emmy Award and the golden Globe Award. He has spent an unbelievable 60 years in the industry and still continues to entertain the audience with his excellent background music.