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Composer John Williams to receive Classic Brit award

  • Five-time Oscar-winner John Williams is to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Classic Brit awards in October in London.

    Williams has composed scores for numerous films, including Jaws, Star Wars, Superman, Schindler's List and War Horse.

    The 80-year-old has been nominated for 47 Academy Awards, just second to Walt Disney.

    Along with his five Oscars, Williams has also won four Golden Globes, seven Baftas and 21 Grammy awards.

    The Classic Brit awards is now in is 13th year and included the musical theater and film score composition categories for the first time last year.