Hans Zimmer

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Hans Florian Zimmer (born September 12th, 1957) is a German composer and record 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. Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States. He is the head of the film music division at DreamWorks studios and works with other composers through the company that he founded, Remote Control Productions. Zimmer's works are notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. He has received fourGrammy Awards, three Classical BRIT Awards, two Golden Globes, and an Academy Award. He was also named on the list of Top 100 Living Geniuses, published by The Daily Telegraph.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2007: Thanks - Sicko
2001: Thanks - Shrek
1998: Executive Music Producer - Antz
2006: Executive Music Producer - Over the Hedge
2000: Thanks - Chicken Run
2004: Thanks - Shrek 2
2000: Thanks - Dungeons & Dragons
2015: Executive Producer - Les bosquets
2007: Original Music Composer - The Simpsons Movie
2006: Original Music Composer - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
2000: Original Music Composer - Gladiator
2008: Original Music Composer - The Dark Knight
2005: Original Music Composer - Batman Begins
2007: Original Music Composer - Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
1993: Original Music Composer - True Romance
1988: Original Music Composer - Rain Man
1989: Original Music Composer - Driving Miss Daisy
2002: Original Music Composer - The Ring
2006: Original Music Composer - The Da Vinci Code
2003: Original Music Composer - The Last Samurai
2001: Original Music Composer - Pearl Harbor
2001: Original Music Composer - Black Hawk Down
1993: Original Music Composer - Cool Runnings
2000: Original Music Composer - Mission: Impossible II
1991: Original Music Composer - Thelma & Louise
2006: Original Music Composer - The Holiday
1990: Original Music Composer - Bird on a Wire
2011: Original Music Composer - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
1995: Original Music Composer - Beyond Rangoon
1990: Original Music Composer - Days of Thunder
1999: Original Music Composer - Chill Factor
1993: Original Music Composer - The House of the Spirits
1991: Original Music Composer - Backdraft
1990: Original Music Composer - Pacific Heights
1993: Music - Point of No Return
2000: Original Music Composer - The Road to El Dorado
2009: Music - Sherlock Holmes
2004: Original Music Composer - Shark Tale
1996: Original Music Composer - Muppet Treasure Island
1994: Original Music Composer - Drop Zone
2001: Original Music Composer - Riding in Cars with Boys
1992: Original Music Composer - A League of Their Own
1991: Original Music Composer - Regarding Henry
2001: Original Music Composer - The Pledge
1995: Original Music Composer - Nine Months
2009: Original Music Composer - It's Complicated
1997: Original Music Composer - The Peacemaker
1992: Original Music Composer - Toys
2005: Original Music Composer - The Weather Man
1994: Original Music Composer - Renaissance Man
1994: Original Music Composer - The Lion King
1998: Original Music Composer - The Thin Red Line
1995: Original Music Composer - Crimson Tide
2002: Original Music Composer - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
1996: Original Music Composer - Broken Arrow
2004: Original Music Composer - King Arthur
2008: Original Music Composer - Kung Fu Panda
1996: Original Music Composer - The Fan
2004: Original Music Composer - Laura's Star
2001: Original Music Composer - Hannibal
1996: Original Music Composer - The Rock
2009: Original Music Composer - Angels & Demons
1992: Music - The Power of One
1988: Music - Taffin
1988: Original Music Composer - Paperhouse
2004: Original Music Composer - Thunderbirds
2012: Original Music Composer - The Dark Knight Rises
2013: Original Music Composer - Man of Steel
2012: Original Music Composer - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
1988: Original Music Composer - Prisoner of Rio
2013: Original Music Composer - The Lone Ranger
2013: Original Music Composer - 12 Years a Slave
2011: Original Music Composer - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
2013: Original Music Composer - Rush
2014: Original Music Composer - Interstellar
1984: Original Music Composer - The Story of O Part 2
2013: Original Music Composer - Mr. Morgan's Last Love
1988: Original Music Composer - Burning Secret
2014: Original Music Composer - Winter's Tale
1993: Original Music Composer - Younger and Younger
2014: Original Music Composer - The Amazing Spider-Man 2
1994: Original Music Composer - I'll Do Anything
1992: Original Music Composer - Radio Flyer
2003: Original Music Composer - Tears of the Sun
1988: Music - A World Apart
1990: Original Music Composer - Green Card
1996: Music - The Preacher's Wife
2000: Music - An Everlasting Piece
1997: Music - As Good as It Gets
2003: Music - Something's Gotta Give
2010: Original Music Composer - Megamind
2003: Music - Thelma & Louise: The Last Journey
1988: Original Music Composer - Nightmare at Noon
1998: Music - The Last Days
2016: Original Music Composer - Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
2015: Original Music Composer - Chappie
2004: Original Music Composer - Spanglish
2005: Original Music Composer - Madagascar
1985: Music - Insignificance
2011: Original Music Composer - Pirates of the Caribbean: Tales of the Code: Wedlocked
2003: Original Music Composer - Matchstick Men
1998: Original Music Composer - The Prince of Egypt
2008: Original Music Composer - Frost/Nixon
2015: Original Music Composer - Woman in Gold
2008: Music - Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five
2010: Original Music Composer - Inception
2016: Music - Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll
1986: Original Music Composer - The Zero Boys
2016: Original Music Composer - The Last Face
1989: Original Music Composer - Black Rain
2016: Original Music Composer - Inferno
2011: Original Music Composer - Kung Fu Panda 2
2017: Original Music Composer - Dunkirk
2017: Original Music Composer - Blade Runner 2049
2017: Music - Hans Zimmer: Live in Prague
2010: Original Music Composer - How Do You Know
1995: Original Music Composer - Two Deaths
2017: Original Music Composer - The Boss Baby
1986: Music - The Wind
2016: Original Music Composer - Hidden Figures
2015: Original Music Composer - Les bosquets
2019: Music - Dark Phoenix
2018: Music - Believer
1988: Original Music Composer - The Nature of the Beast
2010: Music Score Producer - Despicable Me
2015: Original Music Composer - The Little Prince
2008: Original Music Composer - Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
2008: Musician - Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
2019: Music - The Lion King
1989: Original Music Composer - Twister
1995: Original Music Composer - Something to Talk About
2010: Original Music Composer - Henri 4
2018: Music - Blue Planet II: One Ocean & The Deep
2018: Music - Widows
2020: Original Music Composer - Wonder Woman 1984
2011: Original Music Composer - Rango
2005: Music Score Producer - Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
2005: Music Score Producer - The Island
1990: Music - Arcadia
2020: Original Music Composer - Top Gun: Maverick
2016: Original Music Composer - Kung Fu Panda 3
2018: Music - Hunting Bigfoot
2020: Music - The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
2000: Conductor - Mission: Impossible II
2020: Original Music Composer - Dune
1988: Original Music Composer - Taffin
2011: Original Music Composer - The Dilemma
1988: Music - The Fruit Machine
1987: Music - AIDS: Monolith
2010: Music - Kung Fu Panda Holiday
2019: Music Supervisor - Looking Up
2012: Music - Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare
1991: Original Music Composer - K2
2008: Original Music Composer - The Burning Plain

TV CREDITS:
2006: Executive Music Producer - Planet Earth
2010: Music - Through The Wormhole
2016: Music - Planet Earth II
2016: Original Music Composer - Planet Earth II
2010: Music - The Pacific
2017: Music - Blue Planet II
2017: Original Music Composer - Blue Planet II
2005: Music Producer - Blood+
2019: Main Title Theme Composer - Seven Worlds, One Planet
2019: Original Music Composer - Seven Worlds, One Planet
2016: Main Title Theme Composer - The Crown