John Williams — who studied at Juilliard — worked as a jazz pianist and studio musician before starting to compose for television and film. His career took off in the s; since then, he has scored more than films, including Jaws , the Star Wars films, E. Williams has won five Academy Awards and received a record-breaking number of nominations. His father was a musician, and Williams started taking piano lessons at a young age.
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10 contemporary queer composers to listen to in honor of Pride Month | Classical MPR
These days, with more and more public figures coming forward about their sexuality, it was only a matter of time that we here at TheBacklot. Compiling a list like this was no small feat. Trust us that it was not done in malice. We simply tried to assemble a list of those artists we feel have been both successful in their careers while also raising awareness toward gay rights issues and giving back to the community in which they belong. We also decided to rule out those artists whose sexuality was often rumored to be gay, but have never been confirmed by the artists themselves, take Morrissey or Liberace for example.
10 contemporary queer composers to listen to in honor of Pride Month
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John Gay would probably be remembered today as a minor English poet were it not for The Beggar's Opera. Scathingly satiric, groundbreakingly original, and inordinately popular, it instantly made Gay one of the most famous composers of his day. Even today, Gay is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera, and that masterwork still retains all its power.