Harold Faltermeyer

1952 - Today

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Hans Hugo Harold Faltermeier (born 5 October 1952) is a German musician, composer and record producer. Faltermeyer is best known for composing the "Axel F" theme for the feature film Beverly Hills Cop, an influential synth-pop hit in the 1980s. He also composed the "Top Gun Anthem" for the feature film Top Gun and the music for the Chevy Chase Fletch feature films, Fletch and Fletch Lives. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Faltermeyer has received more than 806,312 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Harold Faltermeyer is the 752nd most popular musician (up from 846th in 2019), the 2,985th most popular biography from Germany (up from 3,098th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Harold Faltermeyer ranks 752 out of 2,662Before him are Jorge Bolet, Noel Redding, Sigiswald Kuijken, Scott Bradley, Elvin Jones, and Theo Jörgensmann. After him are Wanda Jackson, Peter Hammill, Johann Gottfried Piefke, Willie Dixon, Maynard Ferguson, and Krist Novoselic.

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Among people born in 1952, Harold Faltermeyer ranks 170Before him are Kaija Saariaho, Sergio Marchionne, Johann Schneider-Ammann, Anote Tong, Stewart Copeland, and Sharon Osbourne. After him are Diane Venora, Hulusi Akar, Joey Dunlop, Petar Stoyanov, Christopher Doyle, and Salam Fayyad.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Harold Faltermeyer ranks 2,985 out of 6,142Before him are Conrad II, Duke of Bavaria (1052), Duke William of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1827), Johann Walter (1496), Johann Christian Poggendorff (1796), Herman I of Baden (1040), and Theo Jörgensmann (1948). After him are Johannes Cocceius (1603), George Frederick, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1573), Melchior Hoffman (1495), Susan Blakely (1948), Heinrich Kiepert (1818), and Ludwig Leichhardt (1813).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Harold Faltermeyer ranks 36Before him are Rudolf Kempe (1910), Peter Schreier (1935), Christoph Schneider (1966), Axel Rudi Pell (1960), Fritz Busch (1890), and Theo Jörgensmann (1948). After him are Oliver Riedel (1971), Bernhard Romberg (1767), Gerd Albrecht (1935), Theodore Thomas (1835), Herman Rarebell (1949), and Paul van Dyk (1971).