Hans Zimmer (1957 - )

Foto: Presse- und Informationsamt Berlin des Landes Berlin - W. Gerling Hans Zimmer is a prolific composer of film music

German Music: Johann Sebastian Bach | Georg Friedrich Händel | Felix Mendelsohn | Richard Wagner | Comedian Harmonists | Friedrich Holländer | Hans Zimmer | Kraftwerk | Herbert Grönemeyer | Die Toten Hosen | Nina Hagen | Modern Talking | Rammstein | Jazzanova

Born in Germany Hans Zimmer moved to England at an early age.

He is an enormously successful composer of film music and produced the soundtracks of movies like 'Rain Man', 'GreenCard', 'Thelma & Louise', 'Back Draft', 'Days of Thunder' and many others.

His soundtrack for 'The Lion King' won him numerous awards (an Oscar, a Golden globe and two Grammys).