Zimmer at the 67th Academy Awards
|10 Nominations / 1 Win|
|Born||September 12, 1957|
|Frankfurt am Main, Germany|
Hans Zimmer is a German film composer and music producer. He has composed music for over 100 films, including award winning film scores for The Lion King (1994), Crimson Tide (1995), Gladiator (2000), The Last Samurai (2003), The Dark Knight (2008) and Inception (2010). 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. Zimmer's works are notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements.
- 71st Academy Awards, 1998
- Best Original Score — The Thin Red Line
- Best Original Score — The Prince of Egypt (shared with Stephen Schwartz)