John Williams - John Williams To Be Honoured At Classic Brit Awards
Legendary composer John Williams will be handed an award in recognition of his outstanding career at the Classic Brit Awards in the U.K. in October (12).
The five-time Oscar winner, who has written the scores for films including Jaws, Star Wars and Superman, will receive a lifetime achievement prize at the annual celebration of classical music.
Classic Brit Awards committee co-chairman DICkon Stainer says, "John Williams has crafted some of the most memorable film scores for over half a century."
The ceremony will take place at London's Royal Albert Hall on 02 October (12). Performers at the event will include opera stars Andrea Bocelli and Nicola Benedetti.