Hans Zimmer (film score composer)

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Hans Florian Zimmer is an Academy Award, Grammy, and Golden Globe award-winning film score composer.

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Legal name: Hans Florian Zimmer


Hans Florian Zimmer (German pronunciation: [hans ˌfloːʁi̯aːn ˈtsɪmɐ]; born 12 September 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 four Grammy 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.

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Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 The Dark Knight Rises Hans Zimmer 4.25 8
2013 The Bible: The Official Score Soundtrack to the Epic Mini Series Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe and Lisa Gerrard 2
2013 Man of Steel Hans Zimmer 2
2013 The Lone Ranger Hans Zimmer 2
2013 Mona Lisa / Castaway Michael Kamen / Stanley Myers, Hans Zimmer 2
2013 Rush: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Hans Zimmer 5 2
2013 12 Years a Slave Hans Zimmer 1
2014 Winter's Tale Hans Zimmer & Rupert Gregson‐Williams 2
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Hans Zimmer and The Magnificent Six feat. Pharrell Williams & Johnny Marr 5
2014 Interstellar Hans Zimmer 5 9
2015 Chappie Hans Zimmer 1
2015 Le Petit Prince Hans Zimmer & Richard Harvey 4
2015 Freeheld: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr 2
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3: Music from the Motion Picture Hans Zimmer 2
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Hans Zimmer & Junkie XL 2
2016 Inferno Hans Zimmer 2
2016 The Crown (Season 1) Hans Zimmer & Rupert Gregson‐Williams 2
2016 Planet Earth II: Original Television Soundtrack Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea & Jasha Klebe 1
2016 Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (Music from the Video Game) John Debney, Rupert Gregson‐Williams, Richard Jacques & Hans Zimmer 2
2017 Hidden Figures Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams & Benjamin Wallfisch 1
Bird on a Wire Hans Zimmer 2
Insignificance Hans Zimmer 1
Money Train / Where Sleeping Dogs Lie Hans Zimmer & Mark Mancina 1
O Rei Leão (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Portuguese version) Elton John, Hans Zimmer 1
Something's Gotta Give Hans Zimmer 1
Spirit: Stallion of Cimaron (Expanded Score) Hans Zimmer 1
The Prince of Egypt: Complete Motion Picture Score Stephen Schwartz, Hans Zimmer 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 The Closing of the Year (Main Theme from Toys) Hans Zimmer 1
1995 Broken Arrow (Deakins' Theme) Hans Zimmer 1
2012 Aurora Hans Zimmer 1

Single + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Inspirations - Maybach Television Commercial Hans Zimmer 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 Sons of Liberty Hans Zimmer 1
A League of Their Own Hans Zimmer 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (Remixes) Klaus Badelt & Hans Zimmer 4
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Remixes Hans Zimmer 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1982 Moonlighting Stanley Myers & Hans Zimmer 1
1989 New Music in Films Hans Zimmer 1
1992 Radio Flyer Hans Zimmer 1
2012 The Dark Knight Symphony Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard 1

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