John Williams was honored by The Town of Lenox ‘for his many contributions to the cultural fabric of Lenox’, in an ceremony which took place on August 19. The presentation was hosted by the Lenox Library Association, with proclamations issued to Mr. Williams from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by Rep. Smitty Pignatelli, 1st District, and from the Town of Lenox, with Marybeth Mitts presenting for the Lenox Select Board.
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The Town of Lenox and The Lenox Library Association celebrated John Williams’ 90th birthday with a tour, brief ceremony and cake. Williams arrived with his daughter Jenny for the celebration. Friday, August 19, 2022.
Composer John Williams applauds after hearing a story from State Representative William “Smitty” Pignatelli.
Lenox Library historian Amy Lafave talks with composer John Williams.
Selectboard member Marybeth Mitts presents composer John Williams with a resolution commemorating his cultural contribution to the town. Williams composed the score for three Harry Potter movies and Schindler’s List in Lenox.
Composer John Williams addresses a small audience at the Lenox Library during a celebration in his honor.
Maria Lynch cuts composer John Williams a slice of birthday cake at a celebration for him at the Lenox Library.
Historian Amy Lafave gives composer John Williams a tour of the music room in the Lenox Library.
Composer John Williams and Tony Fogg examine a display of historical materials related to Leonard Bernstein at the Lenox Library.
Composer John Williams and State Representative William “Smitty” Pignatelli chat at the Lenox Library.
Composer John Williams waves to guests at the Lenox Library.
Composer John Williams smiles as he greets people at a celebration of his cultural contribution to the town of Lenox.