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Hans Zimmer received the Oscar®, Golden Globe® and two Grammy® awards for his original film score for the film version of The Lion King. He started his film scoring career with My Beautiful Laundrette in 1985, and his other credits include six Oscar-nominated film scores, among them Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, As Good as It Gets and Rain Man. Additional credits include the Grammy-winning score for Crimson Tide, Driving Miss Daisy, Thelma and Louise, Black Hawk Down and The Last Samurai starring Tom Cruise. Mr. Zimmer also heads the film music division for DreamWorks SKG studios.

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[US Tour, 2002]



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Disney's THE LION KING is Coming to The Hobby Center in Summer 2024

The Lion King will once again leap onto the Hobby Center stage on Thursday, July 11, 2024 for a limited four-week engagement through Sunday, August 4, 2024.

THE LION KING to Open a New Toronto Sit-Down Production

Toronto will become the first city in North America to have a second sit-down production of Disney’s The Lion King. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

First Two Titles Announced for Royal Albert Hall's 2024 Films in Concert

Two titles have been announced for the Royal Albert Hall’s Films in Concert series in 2024 – Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark™ Live in Concert, and the world premiere of Top Gun: Maverick in Concert. 

THE LION KING Celebrates 26th Anniversary on Broadway

The Lion King celebrates its 26th anniversary on Broadway today, Monday, November 13th.  

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish & More Nominated For HMMA Awards

The 14th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2023 nominations have been announced, with artists like Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Timberlake, and Metro Boomin receiving nominations. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alan Menken, The Little Mermaid, Theater Camp, and more are coming nominees for this year's awards.


I wonder why London has had to wait five whole years to see this extremely worthwhile piece?

RAYE and Hans Zimmer Present Ode to 'Mother Nature'

RAYE and Hans Zimmer release “Mother Nature”, available to stream now across all digital platforms via Human Re Sources/The Orchard. BBC Studios brought the legendary Academy Award-winning composer and global music superstar together for the resounding song written for the Sir David Attenborough-presented landmark series Planet Earth III.

RAYE and Hans Zimmer Present Ode To 'Mother Nature'

Due to massive public demand, RAYE and Hans Zimmer have released their poignant and powerful collaboration, “Mother Nature”, available to stream now across all digital platforms via Human Re Sources/The Orchard.

Buddy Holly Hall Premiere Engagement of Disney's THE LION KING Generates Estimated $6 Million Economic Impact

Disney's THE LION KING is coming to The Buddy Holly Hall in Lubbock, TX, presented by The American Theatre Guild. Check out the latest news and show information.

Disney's THE LION KING On Sale October 30 At Segerstrom Center For The Arts

Disney Theatrical Productions and Segerstrom Center for the Arts announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King will go on sale to the public on Monday, October 30, 2023 at 10 AM. 

RAYE Shares Live Orchestral Album 'My 21st Century Symphony (Live at the Royal Albert Hall)'

RAYE releases the live recording My 21st Century Symphony (Live at the Royal Albert Hall). The one-off sold out show featured live performances from her universally acclaimed debut album, My 21st Century Blues, including standouts “Oscar Winning Tears.,” “The Thrill Is Gone.,” “Black Mascara.,” new single “Worth It.” and of course “Escapism.”

KENNEDY Narrated by Peter Coyote & Featuring New Interviews with Conan O'Brien, Kennedy Family Members Coming to HISTORY Channel

The story unfolds over 70 new interviews from those well-versed in JFK’s history including his niece Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, comedian and long-time member of the JFK Library Foundation's Board of Directors Conan O’Brien, actor Bruce Greenwood who previously portrayed Kennedy in film, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Eileen McNamara.

ANEMOIA Gets NY Premiere At The Chelsea Film Festival

'Anemoia,' a captivating short film that explores nostalgia and human desires, takes center stage at the Chelsea Film Festival. Directed by Zachary Karem, this thought-provoking film delves into the dual facets of nostalgia and envisions a utopian future. Don't miss the NY premiere on October 14th.

Disney's THE LION KING On Sale At Keller Auditorium, October 2

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway in Portland announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney’s The Lion King will go on sale to the public on Monday, October 2 at 10 a.m. 

Femke Releases Debut EP 'Safe In The Suburbs'

The singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, label owner, and soundtrack composer releases the EP on Enci Records. The video for “Dead End Street” follows the characters that were first introduced in the video for the title track earlier this year and built on by last month’s video for “Love Somebody Else.”

Exclusive: SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Soundtrack to Be Released on Vinyl With Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley & More

The album contains songs that are performed by the actors from the film including Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley, Fra Fee, Trevor Dion Nicholas and more.  Produced by Timeless Films in association with Axis Studios and directed by Stephen Donnelly, Charles Dickens’ ageless legend is reborn in this musical adaptation of the Christmas story.

Johnny Marr Announces New Album 'SPIRIT POWER: THE BEST OF JOHNNY MARR'

The album is a personally curated collection of tracks from the last ten years of Johnny’s solo career plus two brand new songs produced by Johnny Marr with his co-producer James Doviak, titled “Somewhere” and “The Answer.” Released now, “Somewhere” arrives with immediate anthemic magnetism, offering an exciting glimpse of a future fan favorite.

DISNEY'S THE LION KING To Play Return Engagement At Popejoy Hall, November 5

Casting announced for Disney's The Lion King at Popejoy. Get all the details on the upcoming production.

Video: Imagine Dragons Release Music Video for New Track 'Children of the Sky'

Imagine Dragons and record label Interscope have teamed up director FILFURY and Untold Studios for a new video. The video’s creative concept is inspired by the hit Xbox action RPG Starfield. Imagine Dragons released ‘Children of the Sky’ in collaboration with Starfield composer Inon Zur and Bethesda Game Studios to celebrate the launch of the game.

Jenny Wong Named San Francisco Symphony Chorus's Next Director

Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen and the San Francisco Symphony have revealed that Jenny Wong is the San Francisco Symphony Chorus’s next Director. Learn more about Wong here!


Hans Zimmer has written 1 shows including The Lion King (Composer).

Hans Zimmer has been nominated for the Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre category at the Tony Awards for his work on The Lion King.

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