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).
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.
|1987||The Brave Little Toaster||Jerry Rees||Additional voices|
|1988||Who Framed Roger Rabbit||Robert Zemeckis|
|Oliver & Company||George Scribner|
|1989||The Little Mermaid||Ron Clements
|2018||Early Man||Nick Park||Additional voices|
|Incredibles 2||Brad Bird|
|1999-2003||Mona the Vampire||Additional voices|
|2003-2004||Caillou||Additional voices||5 episodes|
|Year||Title||Director||Studio / Publisher||Notes|
|1990||Arcadia||Paul Bamborough||Channel Four Films
Working Title Films
|1991||To the Moon, Alice||Jessie Nelson||Chanticleer Films||N/A|
|2008||Secrets of the Furious Five||Raman Hui||DreamWorks Animation||Composed with Henry Jackman & John Powell|
Annie Award for Best Music in an Animated Television Production or Short Form
|2011||Megamind: The Button of Doom||Simon J. Smith||DreamWorks Animation
Pacific Data Images
|Composed with Lorne Balfe|
|Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters||Tony Leondis||DreamWorks Animation||Composed with Lorne Balfe & John Powell|
|2012||The Longest Daycare||David Silverman||Gracie Films
20th Century Fox
|The Simpsons animated short|
Composed with James Dooley
|2016||Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll||Rodolphe Guenoden||DreamWorks Animation||Composed with Lorne Balfe & John Powell|
- "Hans Zimmer". Filmtracks. Retrieved 2009-09-13.
- "Top 100 living geniuses". Telegraph.co.uk. 2007-10-30. Retrieved 2011-01-02.
- "Filmtracks: Hans Zimmer". Filmtracks.com. Retrieved September 22, 2013.
- Sterling, Scott (January 3, 2018). "Imagine Dragons Documentary Coming To HBO". Radio.com. Archived from the original on January 4, 2018. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
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