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John Williams (7)

Real Name:John Christopher Williams
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Australian virtuosic classical guitarist renowned for his ensemble playing as well as his interpretation and promotion of the modern classical guitar repertoire.
Born April 24, 1941 in Melbourne, Australia.

Although Williams is best known as a classical guitarist, he has explored many different musical genres. Between 1978 and 1984 he was a member of the fusion group Sky.

He is also a composer and arranger. At the invitation of producer Martin Lewis he created a highly acclaimed classical-rock fusion duet with rock guitarist Pete Townshend of The Who on Townshend's anthemic "Won't Get Fooled Again" for the 1979 Amnesty International benefit show The Secret Policeman's Ball.
The duet featured on the resulting album and the film version of the show – bringing Williams to the broader attention of the rock audience.

Sites:johnwilliamsguitarnotes.com , plum.cream.org , Wikipedia , bach-cantatas.com
In Groups:Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, Sky (4)
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