Best soundtrack composers

A list of the people who made the most beautiful movie soundtracks (also video games), judged by their famous works, in no true particular order.
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Hans Zimmer
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired on MTV (August 1, 1981)...
“ This man composed so many soundtracks, it's hard to choose what movie title I will at here. But there is just one movie that comes first to my mind when I think about this men: Inception ” - ntg999
John Williams
As one of the best known, awarded, and financially successful composers in US history, John Williams is as easy to recall as John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland or Leonard Bernstein, illustrating why he is "America's composer" time and again. With a massive list of awards that includes over 41 Oscar nominations (five wins)...
“ Star Wars its soundtrack is awesome, but I think his work for the first 4 Harry Potter movies are truly his most impressive work. He is a huge part of the success of the Harry Potter franchise. ” - ntg999
“ Known for the soundtrack for The King's Speech. At least, that is what I heard. I don't even remember the soundtrack of that movie. The thing I remember of Desplat is his score for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 2. ” - ntg999
“ Another one know for his work for the Harry Potter movies, the 5th en 6th one this time. ” - ntg999
“ He does not really belong in this list, since he never composed any movie soundtracks. But he did the soundtrack for the famous video game by Maxis studios The Sims and my all time favourite Sim City series (especially Sim City 3000 and Sim City 4). ” - ntg999
Yann Tiersen
Composer, Amélie
“ Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain, one of the most beautiful films ever made, one of the few movies that made my cry, has a very special touching soundtrack made by this Frenchmen. Also know for Goodbye Lenin. ” - ntg999
“ His soundtrack made the sci-fi title Moon leave a big impression on me. ” - ntg999
“ Little Miss Sunshine of course! What else? ” - ntg999
Magnus Birgersson
Music Department, Mirror's Edge
“ The visual style and the soundtrack by Magnus Birgersson (also know as "Solar Fields") made Mirrors Edge was a videogame experience to never forget. ” - ntg999
“ The "Aperture Science Psychoacoustics Laboratory" is actually one person called Mike Morasky, know for the extraordinary Portal 2 soundtrack. ” - ntg999