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German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents, having first enjoyed success in the world of pop music as a member of The Buggles. The group's single "Video Killed the Radio Star" became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 85 wins & 109 nominations. See more awards »

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He produced the song "History Of The World (Part 1)" by British punk band The Damned for their fourth LP "The Black Album".

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Hans F. Zimmer | Hans Florian Zimmer

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When you write a theme one of the things you want to do is you want to see how much life it really has. How many possibilities there are. Can it speak to you in joy? Can it speak to you in sorrow? Can it be love? Can it be hate? Can you say all these things with just a few notes? That's the thing when you figure out if a tune is any good or not. Does it have more than one shallow little character... See more »


Was nominated for a Tony for Original Musical Score in 1998 alongside Elton John, Tim Rice, Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin and Julie Taymor for their work on the musical version of The Lion King (1994). See more »


Frequently works with DreamWorks Animation See more »

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