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Background information
Birth name Hans Florian Zimmer
Born September 12, 1957 (1957-09-12) (age 52)
Origin Frankfurt, Germany
Genres Orchestral electronic
Occupations Film score composer, Producer
Instruments Piano, Keyboard, Guitar
Years active 1977 – present
Labels Remote Control Productions
Associated acts Stanley Myers,
Harry Gregson-Williams,
James Newton Howard
Website http://www.hanszimmer.com
.Hans Florian Zimmer (born September 12, 1957) is a German film score composer and music producer.^ German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most...
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^ Hans Florian Zimmer (born September 12, 1957) is a German film score composer and music producer.
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^ Original motion picture soundtrack music composed by Hans Zimmer.
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.He has composed music for over 100 films, including Hollywood blockbusters such as the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Gladiator, The Lion King, The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, Sherlock Holmes, The Last Samurai, Kung Fu Panda and The Dark Knight.^ Kung Fu Panda will be opening in theaters everywhere on June 6th.
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^ Who else was surprised when they heard that Hans Zimmer was composing for Sherlock Holmes?
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^ Last Samurai, The (2003) Componist: Hans Zimmer Label: Warner Music .
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.Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States.^ Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States.
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^ German-born composer Hans Zimmer began his musical career as a member of several British new wave acts in the early 1980s.
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^ Scoring “Rain Man” Then one day, director Barry Levinson offered him the chance to score “Rain Man,” so Zimmer made his move to the States.
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.He is the head of the film music division at DreamWorks studios, and works with other composers through the company which he founded, Remote Control Productions.^ Hans' personal studio at Remote Control.
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^ Other composers write music this guy IS music.
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^ Remote Control Productions from 2004 to present .
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[1] .His work is notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements.^ His work is notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements.
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^ Today‚ this work has earned him the reputation of being the father of integrating the electronic musical world with traditional orchestral arrangements.
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^ Today, Hans Zimmer is considered to be the father of integrating the electronic musical world with traditional orchestral arrangements [3] .
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Contents

Early life and career

.Zimmer was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and moved to London as a teenager, where he attended Hurtwood House school.^ Hans Zimmer was born in Frankfurt/Main, Germany on September 12, 1957 and moved to London as a teenager.
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^ He was born on September 12, 1957 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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^ He went to Hurtwood House School where he graduated ...
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[2] In an interview with the German television station ZDF in 2006 he commented: "My father died when I was just a child, and I escaped somehow into the music and music has been my best friend."[3] Zimmer began his career playing keyboards and synthesizers. .He worked with The Buggles, a New Wave band formed in 1977 with Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes, and Bruce Woolley.^ In 1980, Zimmer worked with Buggles, a New Wave band formed in 1977 with Trevor Horn, Geoff Downs, and Bruce Woolley.
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^ In 1979, Zimmer, along with Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes, put together a band called the Buggles.

^ Zimmer began his career as a composer writing jingles and teamed up with Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes as the The Buggles to produce the worldwide hit, "Video Killed the Radio Star" and subsequent album The Age of Plastic .

.Zimmer can be seen briefly in The Buggles' music video for the 1979 song "Video Killed the Radio Star".[4] After working with The Buggles, he started to work for the Italian group Krisma, a New Wave band formed in 1976 with Maurizio Arcieri and Christina Moser.^ Zimmer YouTube music videos .
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^ In 1980, Zimmer worked with Buggles, a New Wave band formed in 1977 with Trevor Horn, Geoff Downs, and Bruce Woolley.
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^ [[File:Zimmer buggles.jpg|thumb|150px|right|Hans Zimmer appears briefly in the video of the Buggles song Video Killed the Radio Star.
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.He was a featured synthesizer for Krisma’s third album, Cathode Mamma.^ He was a featured synthesizer for Krismas third album, Cathode Mamma .
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^ Born in Germany in 1957, the keyboard player and writer began his career in the early 1980's electronic bands Ultravox and The Buggles, and with an Italian new wave band Krisma, playing on their third album Cathode Mama .
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^ Cathode Mamma (CD, Album, RM) .
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.He has also worked with the band Helden (with Warren Cann from Ultravox).^ He has also worked with the band Helden (with Warren Cann from Ultravox).
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^ Then he enjoyed a period of stardom in Italy with the avant garde band "Krisma" before returning to London to develop his next project with Warren Cann of Ultravox, culminating in a series of unique concerts at the London Planetarium.
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[5] .In 1980 Zimmer co-produced a single, "The History Of The World Part 1," with, and for, UK Punk band The Damned, which was also included on their 1980 LP release, "The Black Album," and carried the description of his efforts as "Over-Produced by Hans Zimmer."^ Hans Zimmer from the album: King Arthur .
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^ Hans Zimmer (58 Albums) .
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^ Similar albums Hans Zimmer Millennium .
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.While living in London, Zimmer wrote advertising jingles for Air-Edel Associates.^ While he lived in London, Zimmer wrote advertising jingles for Air-Edel Associates.
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^ Composer Hans Zimmer was born September 12, 1957 in Frankfurt, Germany; after relocating to London as a teen, he later wrote advertising jingles for Air-Edel Associates, and in 1980 collaborated with the Buggles on their LP The Age of Plastic and its accompanying hit "Video Killed the Radio Star."
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^ Moving to London in the 1970's, Zimmer began composing jingles for "Air Edel Associates" and teamed up with Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes as "The Buggles" to produce the worldwide hit, Video Killed the Radio Star and subsequent album The Age of Plastic .
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[5] .In the 1980s, Zimmer partnered with Stanley Myers, a prolific film composer who wrote the scores for over sixty films.^ In the 1980s, Zimmer partnered with film composer Stanley Myers , a prolific film composer who composed scores for over sixty films.
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^ Avant Garde Defined In the 1980s, Zimmer became an assistant to film composer Stanley Myers in London.
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^ In the 1980s, he worked with Stanley Myers, a film composer.
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.Zimmer and Myers co–founded the London–based Lillie Yard recording studio.^ Zimmer and Myers co-founded the London-based Lillie Yard recording studio.
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^ Zimmer and Myers set up the Lillie Yard Studio in London.

^ A stint with Ultravox followed before Zimmer next surfaced with the Italian avant-garde group Krisma; he then formed a partnership with film composer Stanley Myers, and together they founded the London-based Lillie Yard recording studio.
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.Together, Myers and Zimmer worked on fusing the traditional orchestral sound with electronic instruments.^ His work is notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements.
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^ Together, Myers and Zimmer worked on fusing the traditional orchestral sound with state-of-the-art electronics.
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^ Zimmer and Myers ' movie work of the period, which included material for pictures including Moonlighting, Success Is the Best Revenge, Insignificance, and the acclaimed My Beautiful Launderette, made significant strides in fusing the traditional orchestral aesthetic of film composition with state-of-the-art electronics, and proved highly influential on countless soundtracks to follow.
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[6] .Some of the films on which Zimmer and Myers worked are Moonlighting (1982), Success is the Best Revenge (1984), Insignificance (1985), and My Beautiful Launderette (1985).^ Moonlighting (with Stanley Myers ) 1984 .
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^ Some of their first movies with this new sound include Moonlighting (1982), Success is the Best Revenge (1984), Insignificance (1985), and My Beautiful Launderette (1985).
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^ Some of the best film music by Hans Zimmer .
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.Zimmer's first solo score was Terminal Exposure for director Nico Mastorakis in 1987, for which he also wrote the songs.^ His first solo score was for the low budget feature "Terminal Exposure" for director Nico Mastorakis, where Zimmer also composed all songs.
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^ A turning point in Zimmer’s career came in 1988 when he was asked to score RAIN MAN for director Barry Levinson.
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^ In fact, in the Burning Bush sequence I wrote the score first and then they colored it.

.Zimmer acted as score producer for the 1988 film The Last Emperor, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Score.^ Hans Zimmer has won Grammy Awards , Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards for his film scores.
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^ Which was the best Zimmer score of 2009?
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^ The film went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture of the Year and earned Zimmer his first Academy Award Nomination for Best Original Score.
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[5]
.One of Zimmer's most durable works from his time in the United Kingdom is the theme song for the television game show Going for Gold, which he composed with Sandy McClelland in 1987. In an interview with the BBC, Zimmer said: "Going For Gold was a lot of fun.^ Nearly every good theme song is composed by Hans Zimmer.
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^ Worked as an assistant to composer Hans Zimmer .
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^ Zimmer: I focus on one thing at a time.
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.It's the sort of stuff you do when you don't have a career yet.^ It’s the sort of stuff you do when you don’t have a career yet.
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^ It's the sort of stuff you do when you don't have a career yet.
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^ What gets me is that you have this huge customer base, and yet you don't spaz out, and you take time to answer posts like these, and still work on new stuff constantly.
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.God, I just felt so lucky because this thing paid my rent for the longest time."^ God, I just felt so lucky because this thing paid my rent for the longest time.
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^ But remember, it's a funny thing, because in a movie, you can't just go and play "the theme."
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^ For me, it's because Jack Nicholson was crazy in the movie, and I felt one of the great things about America is how they always think we Europeans are crazy.
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[7]

Hollywood film scoring

.A turning point in Zimmer's career occurred with the 1988 film Rain Man.^ Rain Man (1988) Original Music .
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^ Rain Man movie year: 1988 .
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^ However, Zimmers turning point in his career came later in that year when he was asked to compose a score for Barry Levinsons film Rain Man (1988).
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[6] .Hollywood director Barry Levinson was looking for someone to score Rain Man, and his wife heard the soundtrack CD of the anti-Apartheid drama A World Apart, for which Zimmer had composed the music.^ Rain Man (1988) Original Music .
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.Levinson was impressed by Zimmer's work, and hired him to score Rain Man.^ Zimmer won an Academy Award nomination for his work on Rain Man .

^ Zimmers score was nominated for an Academy Award for Rain Man in 1989.
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^ Levinson was so impressed with Zimmer's work that he hired him to score his film as well.

[8] .In the score, Zimmer uses synthesizers (mostly a Fairlight CMI) mixed with steel drums.^ In the score, Zimmer uses synthesizers (mostly a Fairlight CMI) mixed with steel drums.
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^ Zimmer has never before done video game work though his SIMPSONS MOVIE score was used in that that film's game.
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^ The project also reunited Zimmer with Rifkin, as Jay explained, "Hans called me up when he had a project in LA, and I engineered and mixed the score, co-producing it with Hans.

.Zimmer explained that "It was a road movie, and road movies usually have jangly guitars or a bunch of strings.^ In a reflection on his greatest scores, Zimmer said that Rain Man was a road movie, so the music is full of guitars strings.
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^ "I was very fearful of strings, because the movie has an emotional element to it and I didn't want to push that," he explains.

.I kept thinking don't be bigger than the characters.^ I don't think the characters ever had themes" and I actually said to Matt, "Did the characters ever have themes?"
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^ Zimmer did not want the music to be bigger than the characters, so he kept the music contained and not overbearing.
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Try to keep it contained. The Raymond character doesn't actually know where he is. The world is so different to him. He might as well be on Mars. .So, why don't we just invent our own world music for a world that doesn't really exist?".[9] Zimmer’s score for Rain Man was nominated for an Academy Award in 1989, and the film won four Academy Awards including Best Picture.^ Rain Man (1988) Original Music .
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^ While all three were nominated for Academy Awards, none of them won.
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[10]
.A year after Rain Man, Zimmer was asked to compose the score for Bruce Beresford's Driving Miss Daisy which, like Rain Man, won an Academy Award for Best Picture.^ The next year‚ Zimmer composed the score for another Best Picture Oscar recipient‚ DRIVING MISS DAISY‚ starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman.
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^ Zimmer did the Driving Miss Daisy score too?!
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^ His breakthrough came in 1988, with the score for Rain Man, which was nominated for an Academy Award.
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.Driving Miss Daisy’s instrumentation consisted entirely of synthesizers and samplers, played by Zimmer.^ Driving Miss Daisy - For the end titles.
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^ Zimmer did the Driving Miss Daisy score too?!
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^ Driving Miss Daisys instrumentation consisted only of synthesizers and samplers, which were all done electronically by Hans Zimmer.
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.According to an interview with Sound On Sound magazine in 2002, the piano sounds heard within the score come from the Roland MKS–20, a rackmount synthesizer.^ "That whole methodology is carried on now, creating a palette for a particular film and trying to create a sound for it, both from trying to come up with an interesting score, but also for inspiration for the composer too.

.Zimmer joked: "It didn't sound anything like a piano, but it behaved like a piano."^ And no, it didn't sound anything like a piano, but it behaved like a piano."

^ Zimmer joked, "it didn't sound anything like a piano, but it behaved like a piano."
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^ "Stanley had me write the things he didn't want to write, like the car chases," Zimmer says appreciatively.

[11]
.1991's Thelma & Louise soundtrack by Zimmer featured the trademark slide guitar performance by Pete Haycock on the "Thunderbird" theme in the film.^ "Thelma & Louise" soundtrack by Zimmer featured the trademark slide guitar performance by guitarist Pete Haycock [5] [6] on the "Thunderbird" theme from that motion picture.
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^ Other notable contributions from Zimmer include Thelma and Louise , Gladiator , and both of the recent Batman films.
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^ In 1986, Zimmer worked solo on the film Vardo and with Ryuichi Sakamoto and David Byrne to produce the soundtrack for the award winning epic The Last Emperor .

.As a teenager, Zimmer was a fan of Haycock, and their collaboration on film scores includes K2 and Drop Zone.^ Zimmer has never before done video game work though his SIMPSONS MOVIE score was used in that that film's game.
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^ Other notable contributions from Zimmer include Thelma and Louise , Gladiator , and both of the recent Batman films.
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^ They collaborated on several film scores, including Moonlighting, The Lightship, The Castaway , and My Beautiful Launderette .

[12]
.For the 1992 film The Power of One, Zimmer traveled to Africa in order to use African choirs and drums in the recording of the score.^ Zimmer composed the score for his second South African film, The Power of One , directed by John Avildsen in 1992.
  • Zimmer, Hans – Dictionary definition of Zimmer, Hans | Encyclopedia.com: FREE online dictionary 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: General]

^ Cast Away - Alan Silvestri The score for this amazing film totals only 15 minutes yet makes a powerful impact.
  • Celebrating Films of the 1960s & 1970s - Entries from Tuesday, January 19. 2010 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.cinemaretro.com [Source type: General]

^ Zimmer's career hit a turning point when, based on the strength of his score for the South African film A World Apart , he was asked to write the score for Rain Man (1988).
  • Hans Zimmer - Ask.com 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

.On the strength of this work, Disney Animation Studios approached Zimmer to compose the score for the 1994 film The Lion King.^ Zimmer has composed more than 100 film scores .
  • BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Talking Shop: Hans Zimmer 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ In 1994, Zimmer won his biggest commercial hit for Disneys The Lion King (1994).
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Worked as an assistant to composer Hans Zimmer .
  • Zimmer, Hans – Dictionary definition of Zimmer, Hans | Encyclopedia.com: FREE online dictionary 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: General]

.This was to be his first score for an animated film.^ Upon my first experience listening to this score, I heard the voices of all of my fellow gamers screaming in agony over just how film-score like this piece is.
  • Original Sound Version » Blog Archive » Modern Warfare 2: Hans Zimmer Throws Us a Tactical Nuke 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.originalsoundversion.com [Source type: General]

^ Penny Marshall's A League of Their Own , a film about the first female baseball league, starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, and Madonna also features a score by Zimmer.
  • Zimmer, Hans – Dictionary definition of Zimmer, Hans | Encyclopedia.com: FREE online dictionary 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: General]

^ I’ll be honest: I wasn’t too crazy about the scores to Christopher Nolan’s Batman films at first.
  • Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard On Composing the Score to The Dark Knight | /Film 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.slashfilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Zimmer said that he had wanted to go to South Africa to record parts of the soundtrack, but was unable to visit the country as he had a police record there "for doing 'subversive' movies" after his work on The Power of One.^ I'd worked on movies before, so that's one of the reasons they wanted me around.
  • Exclusive: The One and Only Hans Zimmer! - ComingSoon.net 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.comingsoon.net [Source type: General]

^ Zimmer wanted to go to South Africa himself to record the soundtrack for The Lion King but could not because he had a police record in South Africa for doing 'subversive' movies.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ I just want one song to be in the movie.
  • Linkin Park is Scoring Transformers 2 with Hans Zimmer?! « FirstShowing.net 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Disney studio bosses expressed fears that Zimmer would be killed if he went to South Africa, so the recording of the choirs was organized during a visit by Lebo M.^ From The Lion King Broadway, this powerful song by composer Hans Zimmer and master musician Lebo M expresses the longing felt by the traveler far from home.
  • Hans Zimmer Sheet Music, Videos, and Software 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.activemusician.com [Source type: General]

^ We'd done some work in Africa during The Power Of One , and actually we tried using all kinds of different choirs in LA to get that sound, and it just sounded wrong.

^ Zimmer wanted to go to South Africa himself to record the soundtrack for The Lion King but could not because he had a police record in South Africa for doing 'subversive' movies.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[13] .Zimmer won numerous awards for his work on The Lion King, including an Academy Award for Best Music (Original Score), a Golden Globe, and two Grammys.^ The Lion King soundtrack won numerous awards, including an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and two Grammys.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Academy Award, Best Original Score, 1995; Golden Globe, Best Original Score, 1995; Chicago Film Critics Award, Best Score, 1995; two Grammy Awards for Lion King , 1995; American Music Award, Best Album of the Year, 1995; Grammy Award for Crimson Tide , 1996; BMI's Lifetime Achievement Award, 1996.

^ After the success of The Lion King , Hans Zimmer wrote numerous film scores.
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In 1997, the score was adapted into a Broadway musical version which won the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1998.[14][15]
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.Zimmer's score for Crimson Tide (1995) won a Grammy Award for the main theme, which makes heavy use of synthesizers in place of traditional orchestral instruments.^ What the fuck was the main theme instrument?
  • ScoreKeeper Interrogates Hans Zimmer on SHERLOCK HOLMES!! -- Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Crimson Tide OST, 1995 .
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^ His score in Crimson Tide (1995) won a Grammy Award for the main theme, which makes heavy use of synthesizers in place of traditional orchestral instruments.
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.For The Thin Red Line (1998), Zimmer said that the director Terrence Malick wanted the music before he started filming, so he recorded six and a half hours of music.^ At the same time, I'm working on Thin Red Line, a film Terry Malick is directing.

^ In an interview, Zimmer said that Terrence Malick, the director, wanted the music before he started filming, so Zimmer had recorded six and a half hours of music.
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^ One of his hardest compositions was for The Thin Red Line (1998).
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[9] .Zimmer's next project was The Prince of Egypt (1998), the first animated film produced by DreamWorks studio.^ Prince of Egypt , UNI/DreamWorks, 1998.

^ Zimmer also received Academy Award nominations for his scores for Rain Man (1989), The Preacher's Wife (1996), the hit romantic comedy As Good As It Gets (1997), a Grammy for Crimson Tide (1995) and most recently, Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for his score on the DreamWorks animated film, The Prince Of Egypt , and his sixth Oscar nomination for The Thin Red Line (a double nominee in the 1998-99 Oscars).

^ In 1986, Zimmer worked solo on the film Vardo and with Ryuichi Sakamoto and David Byrne to produce the soundtrack for the award winning epic The Last Emperor .

.He introduced Ofra Haza, an Israeli Yemenite singer, to the directors, and they thought she was so beautiful that they designed one of the characters in the film to look like her.^ He introduced her to the directors, and they thought she was so beautiful that they designed one of the characters in the movie to look like her.
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^ B: How was Israeli singer Ofra Haza selected for the lead songs?

^ In an interview, Zimmer said that he was able to work with Ofra Haza , an Israeli Yemenite singer.
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[9]

Work from 2000-present

.In the 2000s, Zimmer has composed scores for Hollywood blockbuster films including Gladiator (2000), The Last Samurai (2003), The Da Vinci Code (2006) and The Simpsons Movie (2007).^ Gladiator [2000 Original Score] Hans Zimmer .
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^ The Da Vinci Code May 9, 2006 $9.49 .
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^ He has composed music for over 100 films, including Hollywood blockbusters such as the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Gladiator, The Lion King, The Da Vinci Code and The Dark Knight.
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.While writing the score for The Last Samurai, Zimmer felt that his knowledge of Japanese music was extremely limited.^ Hans Zimmer - The Last Samurai (Score) my recent items » .
  • http://www.play.com/Music/CD/4-/153037/Hans-Zimmer-The-Last-Samurai/Product.html 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

^ While writing the score for "The Last Samurai", Zimmer felt his knowledge of Japanese music was extremely limited.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Zimmer's career hit a turning point when, based on the strength of his score for the South African film A World Apart , he was asked to write the score for Rain Man (1988).
  • Hans Zimmer - Ask.com 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

.He began doing extensive research, but the more he studied, the less he felt he knew.^ He began doing extensive research, but the more he studied, the less he felt he knew.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.Finally, Zimmer took what he had written to Japan for feedback and was shocked when he was asked how he knew so much about Japanese music.^ Finally, Zimmer took what he had written to Japan for feedback and was shocked when he was asked how he knew so much about Japanese music.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ B: So how much of you is in The Rock which has a mishmash of music credits?

^ It took him took about three and a half weeks to compose the music.
  • Zimmer, Hans – Dictionary definition of Zimmer, Hans | Encyclopedia.com: FREE online dictionary 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: General]

[9]
.During the scoring of The Last Samurai in spring 2003, Zimmer was approached by the producer Jerry Bruckheimer, with whom he had worked previously on Crimson Tide, The Rock and Pearl Harbor.^ Hans Zimmer - The Last Samurai (Score) my recent items » .
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^ The Last Samurai Something's Gotta Give (Last minute replacement score, composed with several other composers) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (with Klaus Badelt et al.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Crimson Tide, The Rock, and Black Hawk Down), would appear to be the perfect fit for Infinity Ward's latest opus.
  • Hans Zimmer Composing Modern Warfare 2's Score News 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.totalvideogames.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Bruckheimer had finished shooting Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, but was unhappy with the music composed for the film by Alan Silvestri and wanted a replacement score.^ Caption: Composer Hans Zimmer and wife Suzanne Zimmer From: Photo Coverage: 'Pirates of the Caribbean' 3 Premiere Date: 05-22-2007 .

^ In the 1980s, Zimmer partnered with film composer Stanley Myers , a prolific film composer who composed scores for over sixty films.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ He has composed music for over 100 films, including Hollywood blockbusters such as the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Gladiator, The Lion King, The Da Vinci Code and The Dark Knight.
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[16] .Bruckheimer wanted Zimmer to rescore the film, but due to his commitments on The Last Samurai, the task of composing and supervising music for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl was given to Klaus Badelt, one of Zimmer's colleagues at Media Ventures.^ The Last Samurai Something's Gotta Give (Last minute replacement score, composed with several other composers) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (with Klaus Badelt et al.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ If you add the numerous films where Zimmer acted as the producer of the music, overseeing and supervising the scoring of films executed by other composers (for instance Henry Jackman’s Monsters vs Aliens and Ramin Djawadi’s Iron Man ), we get close to $6 billions.
  • MovieScore Magazine » Blog Archive » Zimmer king of the box office 2000-2009 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC moviescoremagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1986, Zimmer worked solo on the film Vardo and with Ryuichi Sakamoto and David Byrne to produce the soundtrack for the award winning epic The Last Emperor .

.Zimmer provided some themes that were used in the film, although he is not credited on screen.^ Zimmer has never before done video game work though his SIMPSONS MOVIE score was used in that that film's game.
  • Zimmer does Warfare? - JoBlo.com 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.joblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Zimmer was involved in the first film but Jablonsky got all the credit.
  • Linkin Park is Scoring Transformers 2 with Hans Zimmer?! « FirstShowing.net 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Some fans have argued that Zimmer's scores for these types of films are entirely synthetic, and others have argued that they are entirely orchestral.
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[17] .Zimmer was hired as the composer for the two subsequent films in the series, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007).^ Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man`s Chest, 2006 .
  • The Rock [DVD Score] :: Hans Zimmer 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.sentero.net [Source type: General]

^ Caption: Composer Hans Zimmer and wife Suzanne Zimmer From: Photo Coverage: 'Pirates of the Caribbean' 3 Premiere Date: 05-22-2007 .

^ Pairing up with composer Stanley Myers proved to be Zimmer's introduction to soundtrack work, and he eventually followed with solo scores for films such as RAIN MAN, THELMA & LOUISE, and THE LION KING (for which he won an Oscar in 1995).
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.Zimmer is also noted for his work on the scores of Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008), on which he collaborated with James Newton Howard.^ JAMES NEWTON HOWARD – $2608m.
  • MovieScore Magazine » Blog Archive » Zimmer king of the box office 2000-2009 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC moviescoremagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard with orchestral , instrumental and soundtrack .
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^ Same score as batman begins..
  • Releaselog | RLSLOG.net » Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard – The Dark Knight [OST]//[2008] 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.rlslog.net [Source type: General]

[7] .The scores for these films were disqualified from receiving Academy Award nominations for Best Original Score due to too many composers being listed on the cue sheet.^ In 1995, he received an Academy Award for Best Original Score for the animated movie The Lion King.
  • Hans Zimmer Discography at Discogs 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.discogs.com [Source type: General]

^ Zimmers score was nominated for an Academy Award for Rain Man in 1989.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ He is best known for his Academy Award, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning film scores.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Hans Zimmer - Biography 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[18] .Zimmer succeeded in reversing the decision not to nominate The Dark Knight in December 2008, arguing that the process of creating a modern film score was collaborative, and that it was important to credit a range of people who had played a part in its production.^ Dark Knight score sounds like...
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^ This is his second collaboration with the Danish director, which is based on a Danish novel, and scripted by Andrew Birkin, who previously directed Burning Secret which Hans also scored.
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^ Zimmer's career hit a turning point when, based on the strength of his score for the South African film A World Apart , he was asked to write the score for Rain Man (1988).
  • Hans Zimmer - Ask.com 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

[19] Zimmer explained his approach to scoring with other musicians in an interview with Soundtrack.net in 2006:
."Originally I had this idea that it should be possible to create some kind of community around this kind of work, and I think by muddying the titles - not having "you are the composer, you are the arranger, you are the orchestrator" - it just sort of helped us to work more collaboratively.^ I think it depends on how you work.
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^ "I just think it worked.

^ Tell us what you're thinking...
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.It wasn't that important to me that I had "score by Hans Zimmer" and took sole credit on these things.^ Probably the worst hans zimmer score for me.
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^ Hans Florian Zimmer is an Academy Award, Grammy, and Golden Globe award-winning film score composer.
  • Artist: Hans Zimmer - MusicBrainz 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC musicbrainz.org [Source type: General]

^ Kotaku is reporting that Hans Zimmer, who has been nominated for seven Oscars (and won one for THE LION KING), will compose the score for "Modern Warfare 2."
  • Zimmer does Warfare? - JoBlo.com 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.joblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It's like Gladiator: I gave Lisa Gerrard the co-credit because, even though she didn't write the main theme, her presence and contributions were very influential.^ Related Searches:   hans zimmer   hans zimmer dark knight   hans zimmer gladiator   hans zimmer king arthur   hans zimmer lisa gerrard   more...
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^ And Blake was great – I like his vocals and he did great on all three songs, though I didn’t quite like the last one.

^ By SKG Songs (employer for hire), MVEG Music Publishing (employer for hire of Hans Zimmer & Klaus Badelt), Beggars Banquet Music (employer for hire of Lisa Gerrard) (In Gladiator) - song, music .
  • Now we are free. By SKG Songs (employer for hire), MVEG Music Publishing (employer for hire of Hans Zimmer & Klaus Badelt), Beggars Banquet Music (employer for hire of Lisa Gerrard) (In Gladiator) - song, music - Copyright Info 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

.She was more than just a soloist, and this is why I have such a problem with specific credits."^ I got (Robert Downey Jr. Look, you know more about this character than I ever will, just talk to me about how you approached him.
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[20]
.Zimmer works with other composers through his company Remote Control Productions, formerly known as Media Ventures.^ Hans Zimmer relaxes in his room at Remote Control Productions.
  • Hans Zimmer-Teamwork Helps Create Scoring Magic 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC mixonline.com [Source type: General]

^ He is the head of the film music division at DreamWorks studios, and works with other composers through the company which he founded, Remote Control Productions.
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^ It was originally called Media Ventures but was later called Remote Control Productions.
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.His studio in Santa Monica, California has an extensive range of computer equipment and keyboards, allowing demo versions of film scores to be created quickly.^ "That whole methodology is carried on now, creating a palette for a particular film and trying to create a sound for it, both from trying to come up with an interesting score, but also for inspiration for the composer too.

^ The films he has scored over the span of his career has generated billions of dollars at the box office and his seemingly insurmountable popularity swells with each new score he creates.
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^ He said that these days scores were more likely to be written by keyboard players with computer skills learned at film schools rather than composers trained at music college.

[21] .His colleagues at the studio have included Steve Jablonsky, James Dooley, Geoff Zanelli, Henning Lohner, Harry Gregson-Williams, Mark Mancina, John Van Tongeren and John Powell.^ THE SCORING STAGES: Scrobble Your Film Music 63 członków Harry Gregson-Williams Fans 56 członków Soundtrack 330 członków Steve Jablonsky 25 członków Czech And Slovak Soundtrack Fans 77 członków Zobacz więcej .
  • Hans Zimmer – Odkryj muzykę, wideo, koncerty & zdjęcia w Last.fm 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.lastfm.pl [Source type: General]

^ The Rock by Hans Zimmer , Harry Gregson-Williams and Nick Glennie-Smith Edit .
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^ How else are we going to have new voices unless we promote the Harry Gregson-Williams and John Powells?
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.In October 2000, Zimmer performed live in concert for the first time with an orchestra and choir at the 27th Annual Flanders International Film Festival in Ghent.^ That all changed in October 2000 at the Flanders Film Festival in Ghent, when Zimmer appeared on stage with an orchestra and some of his frequent collaborators for a concert of his film music.
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^ Hans Zimmer: The Wings of a Film (2001, concert performance compilation) .
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^ After composing over 100 film scores, Zimmer finally performed live for the first time in concert with a 100-piece orchestra and a 100-piece choir at the 27th Annual Flanders International Film Festival.
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[22] .He has received a range of honors and awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award in film Composition from the National Board of Review, the Frederick Loewe Award in 2003 at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, ASCAP’s Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement, and BMI's Richard Kirk Award for lifetime achievement in 1996. Recent work includes the Spanish language film Casi Divas[23] Sherlock Holmes and The Burning Plain (2009).^ Hans Zimmer has received numerous honors and awards, some of which include: Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Film Composition from the National Board of Review, Frederick Loewe Award in 2003 at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, ASCAPs Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement, and BMI's prestigious Richard Kirk Award for lifetime achievement in 1996.
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^ BATMAN BEGINS. His upcoming projects include THE DA VINCI CODE's sequel, ANGELS AND DEMONS, FROST/NIXON, MADAGASCAR 2, KUNG FU PANDA, and 2008's highest anticipated movie, BATMAN BEGINS' sequel THE DARK KNIGHT. Zimmer’s additional honors and awards include the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Film Composition from the National Board of Review‚ and the Frederick Loewe Award in 2003 at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
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^ Another Academy Award nomination followed for 1996's The Preacher's Wife; that same year, he earned BMI's prestigious Richard Kirk Award for lifetime achievement.
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.He composed the theme for the boxing series The Contender and provided the music for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which was his first video game project.^ He composed the theme for the boxing series The Contender and also produced the soundtracks for the 2005 anime series Blood+.
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^ He composed the theme for the boxing series The Contender and also produced the soundtracks for the 2005 anime series Blood+ .
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^ And now "Modern Warfare" has taken another step closer to being as close to a blockbuster movie as you can get from a video game: an Academy Award winning composer.
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[24]
.Hans Zimmer lives in Los Angeles with his wife Suzanne, and has four children.^ He is currently living in Los Angeles with his wife and 4 children.
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^ Hans and his wife live in Los Angeles and he is the father of 4.
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^ Caption: Composer Hans Zimmer and wife Suzanne Zimmer From: Photo Coverage: 'Pirates of the Caribbean' 3 Premiere Date: 05-22-2007 .

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1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
  • The Ring
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (Golden Globe Nomination)
2003
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  • The Last Samurai (Golden Globe Nomination)
  • Something's Gotta Give (Last-minute replacement score, composed with several other composers)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (uncredited, with Klaus Badelt et al.^ Pirates of the Caribbean, Last Samurai, Gladiator, Batman, to name a few.
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    ^ Over the past year‚ Zimmer has scored Nancy Meyers’ comedy SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE‚ the animated Dreamworks film‚ A SHARK'S TALE (featuring voices of Will Smith‚ Renee Zellweger‚ Robert De Niro‚ Jack Black and Martin Scorsese)‚ and most recently‚ Jim Brooks’ SPANGLISH starring Adam Sandler and Tea Leoni (for which he also received a Golden Globe nomination).
    • MySpace - Hans Zimmer - 52 - Male - Los Angeles, California - myspace.com/hanszimmer_ 21 January 2010 9:25 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If you liked the score for The Last Samurai , check out Beyond Rangoon as well as The Thin Red Line .
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    )
  • Matchstick Men
  • Tears of the Sun
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011

Executive score producer

1987
1996
1997
1998
2002
2001
2003
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Music by Klaus Badelt)
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010

Awards

Nominations are listed below. Nominations won are listed in bold.

Academy Awards

Golden Globe Awards

Satellite Awards

Grammy Awards

References

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