John Williams

(b. 1941) Australian guitarist and composer

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(b Melbourne, Victoria, 1941).

Australian guitarist. Moved to London 1952. Début, London 1958. Duo with Julian Bream. Founder of ens. ‘Sky’ which plays jazz and pop in addition to works in classical style. Concs. written for him. Prof. of gui., RCM, 1960–73. OBE 1980.

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