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 record producer. His works are notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. Since the 1980s, Zimmer has composed music for over 150 films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Zimmer has received more than 10,006,282 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Hans Zimmer is the 107th most popular composer (up from 108th in 2019), the 308th most popular biography from Germany (up from 321st in 2019) and the 21st 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.

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Among composers, Hans Zimmer ranks 107 out of 1,228Before him are Giacomo Meyerbeer, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Paul Hindemith, Benjamin Britten, and Heinrich Schütz. After him are Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alma Mahler, Francis Poulenc, Johannes Ockeghem, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, and Joaquín Rodrigo.

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Among people born in 1957, Hans Zimmer ranks 3Before him are Osama bin Laden and Hamid Karzai. After him are Michael Clarke Duncan, Daniel Day-Lewis, Dolph Lundgren, Qasem Soleimani, Sid Vicious, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Stefan Löfven, and Donald Tusk.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Zimmer ranks 308 out of 5,289Before him are Einhard (770), Maria Sibylla Merian (1647), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Frederick I of Sweden (1676), Heinrich Mann (1871), and Ulrike Meinhof (1934). After him are Baldur von Schirach (1907), Heinrich Müller (1900), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Christian III of Denmark (1503), Otto Lilienthal (1848), and Hans Eysenck (1916).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Hans Zimmer ranks 21Before him are Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), Johann Christian Bach (1735), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Paul Hindemith (1895), and Heinrich Schütz (1585). After him are Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Max Bruch (1838), Kurt Weill (1900), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), and Fanny Mendelssohn (1805).

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