Hans Zimmer

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Hans Florian Zimmer (German pronunciation: [ˈhans ˈfloːʁi̯aːn ˈtsɪmɐ] ; born 12 September 1957) is a German-born American film score composer and music producer. He has won two Oscars, four Grammys, and has been nominated for three Emmys and a Tony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Zimmer has received more than 15,245,821 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Hans Zimmer is the 79th most popular composer (up from 81st in 2019), the 224th most popular biography from Germany (down from 217th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Composer.

Hans Zimmer is a German composer and music producer. He has composed scores for over 150 films, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, The Lion King, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Interstellar, and the Pirates of the Caribbean series.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among composers, Hans Zimmer ranks 79 out of 1,451Before him are Gabriel Fauré, Franz Lehár, Alexander Borodin, Leoš Janáček, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. After him are Johann Pachelbel, Mikis Theodorakis, Alban Berg, Carl Czerny, Josquin des Prez, and Nino Rota.

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Among people born in 1957, Hans Zimmer ranks 4Before him are Osama bin Laden, Hamid Karzai, and Qasem Soleimani. After him are Donald Tusk, Bongbong Marcos, Daniel Day-Lewis, Michael Clarke Duncan, Aki Kaurismäki, Dolph Lundgren, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Zimmer ranks 224 out of 7,253Before him are Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714), Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), Justus von Liebig (1803), Eduard Bernstein (1850), Walter Ulbricht (1893), and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710). After him are Max Stirner (1806), J. Hans D. Jensen (1907), Matthias Grünewald (1480), Johann Pachelbel (1653), Johannes Stark (1874), and Magda Goebbels (1901).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Hans Zimmer ranks 17Before him are Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Carl Orff (1895), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), Johann Christian Bach (1735), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710). After him are Johann Pachelbel (1653), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Paul Hindemith (1895), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), and Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732).