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John Williams Made a Record at Oscar

February 1, 2006 (9:41 am) GMT
John Williams creates a record-breaking Oscar performance for composers

Following his nomination at the 2006 Academy awards, John Williams has scored a record-breaking Oscar performance for composers as he made his way to earn two nominations in the same category of Best Original Score through his musical works on "" and "" at the 2006 Academy Awards. Therefore, he now has garnered a total of 45 music nominations, tying with the late Alfred Newman while takes the second place among all-time Academy Award nominees behind Walt Disney who had scored 59 nominations. "I honestly haven't done all that counting," he said. "It always feels new and a wonderful honor to receive these things. It's a fresh feeling."

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