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Hans Zimmer
photo credit: Minifussel
Age 59
Birthday 12 September, 1957
Birthplace Frankfurt/Main
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality German
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Lion King, Pearl Harbor, Gladiator
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Hans Florian Zimmer (born 12 September 1957) is a German composer and music producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films. His works include The Lion King, for which he won Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1994, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, The Thin Red Line, Gladiator, The Last Samurai, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, and Interstellar.

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1,801 Songs »
1 Fame 2004
2 Dream Is Collapsing 2010
3 Song for Zula 2013
4 Now We Are Free 2000
5 We Built Our Own World 2010
6 Dream Within A Dream 2010
7 Radical Notion 2010
8 Hoist The Colours 2007
9 528491 2010
10 Old Souls 2010
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I think this one has more electronics in it than anything else.. I didn't want to do straight orchestra because Batman, he's not a straight character. I mean where do you get those wonderful toys from and the technology? So I thought I could embrace a bit more technology in this one.. there isn't a straight orchestral note on this score. - about his score for Batman Begins (2005)


168 Awards »
Nominated for 168 Awards | Won 70

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