Is John Williams Dead? The Composer’s Death Rumors Debunked

The death news of the famous composer, John Williams, spread like a wildfire this week. However, this is a jest. His reps have debunked the rumors. So, to find out more about these fake rumors, Keep scrolling.


John Williams Demise Rumors

The death news of the famous composer, John Williams, spread like a wildfire this week. Nevertheless, the September 2022 rumor has been proven to be a total scam and is merely the most recent in a long line of false celebrity death claims.

Fortunately, the composer most recognized for the music to Star Wars and Indiana Jones is fine and still with us.

The Rumors Spreaded on FB

Williams’ death speculation acquired more momentum when his FB page titled ‘R.I.P. John Williams’ gained more than 1 million likes.

There was a credible story of the American composer’s demise in the ‘About’ section.

“At about 11 a.m. ET on Thursday (September 01, 2022), our beloved composer John Williams passed away. John Williams was born on February 8, 1932, in New York. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.”

John Williams
John Williams

Williams’ Fan’s Reaction

Various admirers posted their sympathies on Social media. They conveyed their sorrow over the passing of the gifted pianist, conductor, and composer who was 90 years old. The death fake caused the Twittersphere to go crazy, as always.

A few gullible followers trusted the message, however, others were instantly doubtful of the story. They possibly have learned their lesson from the numerous phony star death claims before.

Others claimed the article was a hoax since no prominent American channel covered the story. The passing of a star composer like John Williams is a big deal.

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Williams’ Death Rumors Debunked

On 2nd September, Friday, the composer’s representatives formally declared that John Williams is alive.  “He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet,” the reps declared.

A few admirers were outraged by the misleading information. They called it careless, upsetting, and cruel to the composer’s devoted followers. A few argued that this is proof of his popularity in the world.

According to a recent survey done for the Star Report, a huge number of participants (76%) believe that John Williams’s demise speculations are no longer amusing.


John Williams’ Achievements

John Williams, 90, an American songwriter, conductor, and keyboardist, was born on 8th February 1932. He has written some of the most well-known, identifiable, and widely lauded movie soundtracks over his seven-decade career.

Williams has achieved:

  • 25 Grammy Awards
  • 7  British Academy Film Awards
  • 5 Academy Awards
  • 4 Golden Globe Awards
  • 52 Academy Award Nominations
John Williams
John Williams

He has provided the music for numerous widely regarded and well-liked films like:

  • Star Wars
  • Harry Potter
  • Superman
  • E.T The Extra-Terrestrial
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Indiana Jones
  • Schindler’s List

After contributing a plethora of songs to films, he is now leaving the movie industry, but not the recording industry.


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