John Williams discography

John Williams discography
Studio albums148
Compilation albums34
Video albums5
Expanded reissue albums50
Other albums103

John Williams, also formerly credited as Johnny Williams, worked as a jazz pianist and studio musician before starting to compose for television and film. Throughout his career he has directed his own works whenever possible.

In a career spanning 60 years, he has won five Academy Awards for Best Original Score (Jaws, Star Wars, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Schindler's List) and one for Best Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score (Fiddler on the Roof). He has won four Golden Globe Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, and 23 Grammy Awards, and has received several gold and platinum records.[1][2]

This article includes all the works performed by John Williams and the ensembles he conducted during his career, such as the London Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra, as whose music director he served from 1980 to 1993. It also features a complementary section dedicated to his discography as a composer, which features many compositions which he himself did not record.

For a list of all his compositions, please refer to the List of compositions by John Williams.

  1. ^ "American certifications – John Williams". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Lopez, Gus. "Star Wars Gold and Platinum Awards". The Star Wars Collectors Archive. Retrieved March 8, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)