‘The Music Man’ (1990)

THE MUSIC MAN – JOHN WILLIAMS WRITES THE SOUND TRACK FOR AMERICA’S MAKE-BELIEVE By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page B23, October 7th, 1990 LOS ANGELES — The Universal Studios tour is a joyride through a land of…

‘A New Recording Contract for Pops’ (1989)

A NEW RECORDING CONTRACT FOR POPS By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 110, December 14th, 1989 John Williams and the Boston Pops signed a new recording contract with Sony Classical, a division of CBS records, on Monday.…

‘The Sugarplum Fairy Talks Turkey’ (1989)

THE SUGARPLUM FAIRY TALKS TURKEY By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 24, November 26th, 1989 “All Christmas observances in our family are fairly traditional,” says Boston Pops conductor, John Williams, “with gifts and lots of slimming things…

‘You Will Be Hearing From Him’ (1989)

YOU’LL BE HEARING FROM HIM By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 77, August 31st, 1989 LENOX — Timothy Morrison has returned from Hollywood, where he made his first movie, “Born on the Fourth of July.” You won’t…

‘John Williams’ Pursuit of Excellence’ (1989)

JOHN WILLIAMS’ PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE By Marian Christy, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 21, July 4th, 1989 John Williams, conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra since l980, describes himself as a cool professional. “I don’t have the aspect of…