Hans Zimmer receiving his star at the
Hollywood Walk of Fame (2010)
|Birth name||Hans Florian Zimmer|
|Born||12 September 1957|
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
|Genres||Movie score, Video game music|
|Instruments||Piano, Keyboard, MIDI Master Keyboard, Synthesizer, Guitar|
His works include The Lion King (1994), Crimson Tide (1995), Gladiator (2000), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), Inception (2010), Rango (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Man of Steel (2013), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Dunkirk (2017), Widows (2018) and The Lion King (2019).
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Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States. He is in charge of the movie music division at DreamWorks studios. He also works with other composers through the company he founded, Remote Control Productions.
Zimmer's works are notable for combining electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. He has been given four Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Classical BRIT Award, and an Academy Award. He was also named on the list of Top 100 Living Geniuses, published by The Daily Telegraph.
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Media related to Hans Zimmer at Wikimedia Commons