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Lucasfilm celebrates 40th anniversary of John Williams - Star Wars 'Empire Strikes Back' score / comicbook

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John Williams is easily the most famous film composer in movie history, having scored classics such as Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Superman, Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and more. However, Williams is perhaps best known for his work on the Star Wars franchise. The composer has been working on the saga since its inception, and this month marks 40 years since he began work on the franchise's second film: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. May will mark the anniversary of the movie's release, but according to a recent Instagram post from Lucasfilm, this month is the time to celebrate the film's iconic score.

"40 years ago this month, John Williams began scoring sessions with the London Symphony Orchestra for The Empire Strikes Back. What's your favorite theme from Empire?," Lucasfilm wrote.

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