He was born in USA in 1932.
He is 85 years old (in 2017)
He wrote the music for many movies including Harry Potter, Star Wars and Indiana Jones.
He also wrote music for orchestras and even for the Olympics.
He conducted many orchestras including the Boston Pops.
Click here to listen to some of his movie soundtracks. How many can you name?
Click here to listen to Olympic Fanfare