Hans Zimmer

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Hans Florian Zimmer (German pronunciation: [ˈhans ˈfloːʁi̯aːn ˈtsɪmɐ] (listen); born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and music producer. He has won two Oscars and four Grammys, and has been nominated for two Emmys and a Tony. Zimmer was also named on the list of Top 100 Living Geniuses, published by The Daily Telegraph.His works are notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Zimmer has received more than 11,397,012 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Hans Zimmer is the 81st most popular composer (up from 107th in 2019), the 217th most popular biography from Germany (up from 308th in 2019) and the 17th most popular 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.

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Among composers, Hans Zimmer ranks 81 out of 1,216Before him are Jules Massenet, Dieterich Buxtehude, Gabriel Fauré, Franz Lehár, Carl Czerny, and Nino Rota. After him are Luigi Boccherini, César Franck, Leoš Janáček, Alban Berg, Olivier Messiaen, and François Couperin.

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Among people born in 1957, Hans Zimmer ranks 3Before him are Osama bin Laden and Hamid Karzai. After him are Daniel Day-Lewis, Dolph Lundgren, Michael Clarke Duncan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Fumio Kishida, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Frances McDormand, and Caroline, Princess of Hanover.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Zimmer ranks 217 out of 6,142Before him are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714), Werner von Siemens (1816), Anton Drexler (1884), Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia (1361), and Levi Strauss (1829). After him are Hans Memling (1435), Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb (1876), Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729), Walter Ulbricht (1893), Eduard Bernstein (1850), and Wilhelm Frick (1877).

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 Johann Pachelbel (1653). After him are Paul Hindemith (1895), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Max Bruch (1838), and Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928).

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