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LA Times: John Williams' early life (article by Tim Greiving)

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This is just lovely:   http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-john-williams-early-life-20180718-htmlstory.html

I liked the "early days" focus of the article on John's roots.  The music bug bit John early in life. If you're in the Hollywood Bowl area, seeing the scores performed live is a wonderful experie


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1 hour ago, Disco Stu said:

That really is a wonderful article

Indeed it was! Thank you for posting it here for us unfortunate Europeans!

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“We were pretty rough at first,” 16-year-old Williams told Time, “everybody fighting for their own salad.”


Lolwut? I'm gonna have to start using that phrase from now on.


Very cool article! Only downside is it makes me feel like a lazy slob.

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On 7/18/2018 at 11:05 AM, artguy360 said:

Nice article. I don't recall hearing from his brothers much before.

Very close family and they too are huge fans of JW.

2 hours ago, Thor said:

Very little in the article I didn’t already know (culled from the 1949 article I posted about a few years ago); the main attraction is getting quotes from the two brothers. That’s rare. So I’m thankful for that!

You knew teen JW was a womanizer?

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