First English biography of John Williams to be released in 2025

John Williams in His Adventure on Earth is the first English biography of John Williams, composer of more than a hundred film scores including the Star Wars series, Jurassic ParkHarry PotterA.I., and Born on the Fourth of July, as well as dozens of concertos and fanfares. The most successful film composer in history, Williams is also arguably the most important single figure in the art form, and this book chronicles his entire life and career through meticulous research and new interviews with his director collaborators (Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone, Mark Rydell), musicians (Yo-Yo Ma, Josh Groban), actors (Richard Dreyfuss, Harrison Ford), family, friends, and John Williams himself.

Due Spring 2025 from Oxford University Press.

Source: Tim Greiving’s website