In 2020, John Williams won the Grammy Award for "Best Instrumental Composition" for composing "Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite", and he received his 52nd Oscar nomination for "Best Original Score" at the 92nd Academy Awards for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker".

John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career that has spanned seven decades, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history. Williams has won 25 Grammy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, five Academy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. With 52 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. His compositions are considered the epitome of film music; Classic FM considers Williams to be one of the greatest composers of classical music in history.

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