Classical Music

5 Most Overrated Composers of All Time

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5. John Williams (1932 - )

After the American wrote the stirring soundtrack for Jaws, Williams, who's widely considered to be the best film composer ever, fell into the formula of writing a catchy ditty that repeats for a few bars before a tidal wave of brass and strings sweeps through the dramatic soundscape.

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