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John Williams and Bob Iger awarded honorary knighthoods by late Queen Elizabeth

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The pair were among the last to be honoured with before Queen Elizabeth II died. The monarch passed away on 8 September aged 96. The Hollywood moguls both received the title of KBE, also known as Knight Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Williams was honoured for his contributions to film music, while Iger's award recognised his part in US-UK relations. Iger remembered the Queen of England's “extraordinary life and service” in a statement.


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