Hans zimmer

Sydney Aleshire
Hans Zimmer
Has been composing music since 1977
Can play the piano, keyboard, MIDI master
keyboard, synthesizer, guitar, and Cubase
Head of the film music division at DreamWorks
studios and works with other composers through the
company he founded, Remote Control Productions
Suzanne Zimmer is his wife. He has been divorced
one time.
He has two children: Zoe and Jake Zimmer.
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Hans Zimmer was born here on September 12, 1957.
Boulevard der Stars, Berlin
Star Walk of Fame, Hollywood
Die Musik
He has composed for over 100 films.
The Lion King, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The
Dark Knight Rises, Inception, Sherlock Holmes and
Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows, Pirates of the
Caribbean, and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron are
some of his well known works.
His score for Rain Man earned him his first Academy
Award, in 1988.
Die Musik
Entered the world of film music after a long
collaboration with Stanley Myers, another famed
James Newton Howard has worked with Hans Zimmer to
compose the music for Batman Begins, The Dark Knight,
and The Dark Knight Rises.
He worked with Lisa Gerrard for Gladiator.
John Powell and Hans Zimmer worked together for the
Kung Fu Panda score.
Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL created the score for Man
of Steel.
Die Musik
Hans Zimmer’s music often contains electronic
elements to it.
Guitars will occasionally make an appearance in his
A classical sound is added to almost all of his
Singing and opera appears in his music quite a lot.
In Sherlock Holmes, Zimmer added songs with just
violin, because Sherlock Holmes plays said
The Lion King
The Lion King has sold over 15 million copies,
and has rightfully earned Hans Zimmer an
Academy Award for Best Original Score, a
Golden Globe, an American Music Award, a
Tony, and two Grammy Awards.
It was number 1 on The Billboard 200 in 1994. The
Lion King was number 21 for nine years on U.S.
Billboard 200.
His song, “This Land,” has sold the most on iTunes,
and is wildly loved by most of the world.
My Favorites (In No Particular Order)
“Discombobulate” – Sherlock Holmes
“Dream Within a Dream” – Inception
“Drink Up Me Hearties Yo Ho” – Pirates of the Caribbean:
At World’s End
“The End?” – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
“Jack Sparrow” – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s
“Aggressive Expansion” – The Dark Knight
“Honor Him” – Gladiator

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