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- Hans Zimmer: The Importance Of A Soundtrackhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01gg1b1.jpg2013-09-12T05:00:00ZMary Anne asks Hans Zimmer just how important is the soundtrack to a movie? Hans is famous for his work on the Lion King, True Romance, Inception, Superman, and many, many others.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/e6de1f3b-6484-491c-88dd-6d619f142abc?clipfocus=p01gg1cmSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 4 mins
Hans Zimmer: The Importance Of A Soundtrack
- Hans Zimmer: How Important Is The Soundtrack To A Movie?http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01bsdp0.jpg2013-06-23T08:30:00ZHans Zimmer (The Lion King, Inception, Man Of Steel) reveals his soundtrack secrets.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/e6de1f3b-6484-491c-88dd-6d619f142abc?clipfocus=p01bsdp1Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 3 mins
Hans Zimmer: How Important Is The Soundtrack To A Movie?
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Hans Florian Zimmer (born 12 September 1957) is a German composer and music 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.