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  wgnradio.com - WGN Radio 720 Chicago
John's commentary on Iraq as it appeared in the Chicago Tribune.
John Williams began hosting WGN Radio 720’s weekday afternoon drive show in February 2000.
John originally came to WGN Radio in September 1997 as host of the mid-day show.
wgnradio.com /shows/williams_john/index.html   (513 words)

  
  John Williams (composer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John Towner Williams (born in New York, February 8, 1932) is one of the most widely recognised composers of film scores.
Williams often works with Steven Spielberg and has been nominated for 42 Academy Awards, of which he has won five (for Star Wars, Fiddler on the Roof, Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Schindler's List).
In 1948, John Williams and his family moved to Los Angeles, where he attended UCLA (the University of California in Los Angeles).
www.encyclopedia-online.info /John_Williams_(composer)   (433 words)

  
 WILLIAMS, COL. JOHN FROM 1912 HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS
Williams was gaining a business experience and extending his acquaintance with early settlers of Sangamon County, which proved most valuable in his future mercantile career of over fifty years.
Williams' residence in Springfield covered the period of the "deep snow" of 1830-31 and the Black Hawk War of 1832, and in the latter he served as a volunteer with Abraham Lincoln, Major Iles, John T. Stuart and other well-known citizens of Sangamon County.
Williams, was married March 31, 1840, to Miss Lydia Porter, a native of Lima, Livingston County, N.Y., but at the time of her marriage making her home with her sister, Mrs.
www.rootsweb.com /~ilsangam/1912/williamsc.htm   (1279 words)

  
 JOHN WILLIAMS - LoveToKnow Article on JOHN WILLIAMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
(1582-1650), English archbishop and lord keeper, son of Edmund Williams of Conway, a Welsh gentleman of property, was born in March 1582 and educated at St Johns College, Cambridge.
The result was the rapid promotion of Williams in the church; he obtained several livings besides prebends at Hereford, Lincoln and Peterborough.
On the fall of Bacon in 1621 Williams, who had meantime ingratiated himself with the duke of Buckingham, was appointed lord keeper, and was at tile same time made bishop of Lincoln, retaining also the deanery of Westminster.
www.1911ency.org /W/WI/WILLIAMS_JOHN.htm   (157 words)

  
 wgnradio.com - WGN Radio 720 Chicago
John Williams talks to former WGN producer John Madormo about his comedic screenplay Coach Dracula, why he finally decided to write his screenplay, where the idea for Coach Dracula came from, and how he researched it.
Williams meets Williams as John Williams talks with Montel Williams who discusses his battle with MS and his support of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.
John talks with Dr. Gunther von Hagens, creator of the Body Worlds exhibit, and Jean Franczyk, of the Museum of Science and Industry where the figures are on display.
www.wgnradio.com /shows/williams_john/audio   (4587 words)

  
 John williams - Bloomsbury.com - Bloomsbury Author Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John Williams was already an established composer when he took on Star Wars.
John Williams, quoted from the ET the Extra-Terrestrial CD liner notes John Williams, quoted in Jones, Alan and Kantonen, Jussi (1999).
John Williams is the author of seven books, and has previously written John Williams's most recent novel, Temperance Town, is published in June 2004.
cowboy-boots.spidertimes.com /st/cowboy-boots-john-williams.htm   (231 words)

  
 Concert Review: The force is with John Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Williams' love of the symphonic idiom is apparent in every nook and cranny of the orchestra -- strings crawling to extreme pitches and immersed in a forest of triplets, woodwinds at the same time piquant and exotic, and percussion echoing both inspiration and doom.
Given that Williams has a penchant for massive, often stratospherically high brass fanfares, punctuated with challenging articulations that would tongue-tie the best of professional players, these musicians deserved a medal not only for technical brilliance, but for sheer endurance.
Kunzel began without, well, fanfare on Williams' notable "Olympic Fanfare" and followed with two Oscar-winning compositions, a rather truncated "Jaws" and the shimmering bicycle chase from "E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial," a feat in itself.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/07054/764440-42.stm   (487 words)

  
 The John Williams Web Pages
John Williams will conduct the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall in five "Film Night" programs in May (with the spotlight on his ownscores for the Harry Potter films) and a special tribute to Arthur Fiedler in June, and will share conducting duties with Keith Lockhart for the annual "Presidents at Pops" program.
Williams has been nominated for four Grammy Awards for his scores for Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich; he now has 59 nominations.
The Deutsche Grammophon album featuring the first (and, to date, only) recording of John Williams' Sinfonietta for Wind Ensemble has been released on CD in Japan by Tower Records as part of their "Tower Vintage Classics" series.
www.johnwilliams.org   (451 words)

  
 John Williams
Lesser musicians adhere righteously to the lines separating tradition from innovation, soloist from accompanist - but the duo of multi-instrumentalist John Williams and guitarist Dean Magraw interact so effortlessly, and draw from such a wide range of traditions and techniques, that existing borders cease to be relevant.
John Williams and Dean Magraw step out on this album as composers, arrangers, and improvisers of their own works as well as interpreters of classic pieces from La Bottine Souriante, Frankie Gavin, early Solas, and the thriller Road to Perdition.
John was born in Chicago in 1967 and his playing has absorbed all the heart and vitality of Clare, together with Irish American influences like Johnny McGreevy, Seamus Cooley, Liz Carroll, and Joe Shannon.
www.johnwilliamsmusic.com   (494 words)

  
 John Williams Conducts John Williams by John Williams on SONY BMG Masterworks
John Williams Conducts John Williams by John Williams on SONY BMG Masterworks
John Williams' classic scores to the popular Star Wars films (Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi) are widely acclaimed to be some of the finest movie music of all time.
This exciting digital recording is a front row seat to the powerful and thrilling action of the outer space escapades of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Princess Leia and their assorted sci fi pals.
sonybmgmasterworks.com /artists/johnwilliams602/johnwilliamsconductsjohnwilliams_p1605.html   (179 words)

  
 WILLIAMS, JOHN (1582-1... - Online Information article about WILLIAMS, JOHN (1582-1...
SALISBURY, WILLIAM LONGSWORD (or LONGESPEE), EARL OF (d.
House of Lords, who maintained that as a peer he was entitled to be summoned to parliament.
Williams, who was a generous benefactor of St John's College, Cambridge, died on the 25th of March 165o.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /WIL_YAK/WILLIAMS_JOHN_1582_1650_.html   (1010 words)

  
 JOHN WILLIAMS
Williams, a renowned classical guitarist, is fastidious and soft-spoken, with more subtlety in his playing.
Williams and Etheridge comfortably weave a set that draws upon their mutual fascination with the musical bridges between the ethnic traditions of Madagascar, the countries of Africa’s west coast, and the Americas.
The program is introduced by Williams’ three-part “Extra Time” launched with “an extended and altered version of a well known Bach prelude,” his liner notes reveal.
www.johnwilliamsguitar.com   (2258 words)

  
 John Williams: 40 Years Of Film Music by John Williams on Rhapsody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John Williams: 40 Years Of Film Music by John Williams on Rhapsody
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John Williams 40 Years Of Film Music Feeds
www.rhapsody.com /johnwilliams3/johnwilliams40yearsoffilmmusic   (159 words)

  
 Hans Zimmer on John Williams at Binary Bonsai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
I think John Williams can do it, but he’s a singular talent in that he marches to his own drum.
His tunes are phenomenal, his orchestrations are amazing, and his understanding of the language of film is just so advanced, so sophisticated and elegant.
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binarybonsai.com /archives/2006/11/03/hans-zimmer-on-john-williams   (502 words)

  
 John Williams (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
His son, Joseph Williams, became a member of the band Toto in 1986.
John Williams and the World Premiere of 'E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial': The 20th Anniversary (2002) (V) The Music of 'AI' (2002) (V)....
John Williams Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1993) (TV)....
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