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“Hymn to the Fallen” by John Williams

“Hymn to the Fallen” by John Williams

today’s birthday: Steven Spielberg (1946)

Steven Spielberg (1946)

Spielberg is a three-time Academy Award-winning director and one of the most commercially successful filmmakers in the history of US cinema. He began his career directing for television, but his major success came when he began directing movies. His 1975 film, Jaws, became one of the highest-grossing movies ever and made him a household name. Spielberg later surpassed this record with the films E.T. and Jurassic Park. What 1993 movie earned him his first Academy Award? More… Discuss

word: gargantuan


Definition: (adjective) Of immense size, volume, or capacity; gigantic.
Synonyms: elephantine, giant, jumbo
Usage: He was full to capacity after polishing off a gargantuan, five-course meal. Discuss.

Theme From Schindler’s List conductor John Williams (featuring Itzhak Perlman)