Joseph Williams (musician)

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Joseph Stanley Williams (born September 1, 1960) is an American film score composer and singer-songwriter, best known for his work in the rock band Toto.

Early life[change | change source]

Williams was born in Santa Monica, California to John Williams and Barbara Ruick.

Career[change | change source]

Toto[change | change source]

Williams was the lead vocalist for Toto during the mid-to-late 1980s and was featured on the albums Fahrenheit (1986) and The Seventh One (1989) before leaving due to personal problems.

Solo as a singer[change | change source]

Williams released his first, self-titled solo album in 1982.

Work as a film composer[change | change source]

Joseph Williams has also been busy as a composer of film and drama scores, most notably for episodes of the science fiction series Roswell and The Lyon's Den starring Rob Lowe.

Session work[change | change source]

Williams has been in demand as a session vocalist and can be heard on numerous projects by other artists, as well as on movie soundtrack.

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