Superman of Movie Music
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley takes a look back at the career of film composer John Williams.
Jason Fraley, WTOP film critic
WASHINGTON - Forty-seven Oscar nominations. Five wins. One "instrumental" career.
John Williams is the "superman" of movie music.
He came to D.C. this week to conduct his "Olympic Fanfare and Theme" at the Capitol Fourth celebration on Independence Day.
Saturday, the National Symphony Orchestra will perform some of his most famous themes at a special show at Wolf Trap.
Click here for ticket info.
How many John Williams themes do you know? You may be surprised.
Check out the gallery to the right for my Top 20 John Williams scores of all time.
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