The British “Daily Mail” newspaper reported today (Saturday) that the American composer John Williams was chosen by Queen Elizabeth II to receive an honorary knighthood. According to the report, Williams was among the last recipients of the title approved by the Queen before her death earlier this month.
The “Star Wars” theme tune performed by the Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by John Williams:
Williams, 90 years old, signed the pleasant theme of the films “Jaws”, “Jurassic Park”, “Indiana Jones” and “Schindler’s List” by director Steven Spielberg as well as “Star Wars”, “Fiddler on the Roof”, ” Harry Potter”, and “E.T. A friend from another planet”. In the past, Williams won five Oscars and 18 Grammys.
The theme tune of “Indiana Jones” performed by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Williams:
The honorary title is awarded to those who are not born in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Nations. Past recipients include Angelina Jolie, U2 frontman Bono, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, director Steven Spielberg and former president Shimon Peres.