Born 12 Sept 1957 in Frankfurt, Germany Composed music for over 100 films Some of his works include: The Lion King, Crimson Tide, Gladiator, The Last Samurai, The Dark Knight, Iron Man, the Simpsons Movie, Pearl Harbor, Mission Impossible, Rain Man….
Well known for blending electronic music with traditional orchestral arrangements Had an innovative approach to researching themes of his compositions.
Received: Four Grammy awards Two Golden globes Classical BRIT award Academy award (Oscar) Refused to be nominated for some of his latest work, saying that it was important do credit a range of people that were involved, not just him
Zimmer also composed the score for The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment of Christopher Nolans Batman trilogy. The film was released in July 2012.Zimmer described himself as "devastated" in the aftermath of the 2012 Aurora shooting, which occurred at a screening of The Dark Knight Rises, commenting "I just feel so incredibly sad for these people." He recorded a track entitled "Aurora", a choral arrangement of a theme from the Dark Knight Rises soundtrack, to raise money for the victims of the shooting
Black Hawk Down http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=BWAhVbayGv4 Sherlock Holmes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIoqvyRuou4 Pirates of the Carribean http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_C74ejc7aA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_F2qusBqSI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5WB-p-QBJc