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Hans Zimmer

 
Bio:
Hans Zimmer received the Oscar¬ģ, Golden Globe¬ģ and two Grammy¬ģ 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, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Hans Zimmer received the Oscar¬ģ, Golden Globe¬ģ and two Grammy¬ģ 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, ... (read complete bio)

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[US Tour, 2002]
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Keegan-Michael Key, Florence Kasumba, Seth Rogen, Elton John, Lebo M, Beyonc√֬ŠKnow Photo

Keegan-Michael Key, Florence Kasumba, Seth Rogen, Elton John, Lebo M, Beyonc√֬ŠKnowles-Carter, Pharrell Williams, Sir Tim Rice, Billy Eichner, Jon Favreau and Hans Zimmer

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07/15/2019
Hans Zimmer, Chance The Rapper, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Shahadi Wright Joseph, JD  Photo

Hans Zimmer, Chance The Rapper, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Shahadi Wright Joseph, JD McCrary, Director/Producer Jon Favreau, Donald Glover, Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Kani, Alfre Woodard, Keegan-Michael Key, Florence Kasumba, and Eric Andre

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07/10/2019
Hans Zimmer pictured at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center in Los A Photo

Hans Zimmer pictured at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2011. √É‚Äö√ā¬© RD / Orchon / Retna Digital.

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02/14/2011


Composer Hans Zimmer and wife Suzanne Zimmer

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05/22/2007

 

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Hans Zimmer Biography

Hans Zimmer received the Oscar¬ģ, Golden Globe¬ģ and two Grammy¬ģ 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.

Hans Zimmer Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Hans Zimmer, The Lion King

Hans Zimmer News

Review: THE LION KING at Broadway San Jose Photo Review: THE LION KING at Broadway San Jose
by Linda Hodges - Aug 5, 2022

What did our critic think of THE LION KING at Broadway San Jose?

Indie Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Engagement at WP Theater i Photo Indie Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Engagement at WP Theater in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Weightless¬†will play a limited engagement from¬†September 17‚ÄďOctober 16, 2022¬†at WP Theater, with support from¬†piece by piece productions. The off-Broadway stage premiere of this soaring and dynamic indie rock musical follows the smash success of¬†Weightless¬†on screen, which was reconceived for film and live-streamed by WP in a limited run in 2021.

EL REY LE√"N regresa hoy al Lope de Vega Photo EL REY LE√"N regresa hoy al Lope de Vega
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 28, 2022

Después de una breve pausa, el musical Disney por excelencia vuelve a levantar el telón en su temporada 12.

THE LION KING Welcomes Back Jelani Remy as Simba Beginning Tonight Photo THE LION KING Welcomes Back Jelani Remy as Simba Beginning Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022

The Lion King will welcome Jelani Remy back to the Broadway production in the role of Simba beginning tonight, Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Brandon A. McCall is on a leave of absence and is scheduled to return Tuesday, August 23, 2022.

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Will Be Performed by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra This  Photo THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Will Be Performed by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022

An action-packed program awaits as conductor Gerard Salonga and the MPO present a collection of the greatest blockbusters of all time! Replay favourite scenes from the intriguing Pink Panther, suave James Bond and epic Titanic as soundtracks by Hollywood’s top film composers keep you at the edge of your seats! Featuring the music of James Horner, Ennio Morricone, Hans Zimmer, and Henry Mancini.

SUPERHUMAN Comes to Theater 11 Zurich in 2023 Photo SUPERHUMAN Comes to Theater 11 Zurich in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022

Martin Tillman ist der erfolgreichste Filmmusiker, den die Schweiz je hervorgebracht hat. Der 1964 in Z√ľrich geborene Cellist, Komponist und Multi-Instrumentalist hat bei gesch√§tzten 100 Soundtracks mitgearbeitet, dazu geh√∂rt die Musik zu den Blockbustern 'Total Recall', 'The Da Vinci Code', 'The Dark Knight Rises (Batman)' und 'Pirates of the Caribbean'.

Adam Jacobs, Celinde Schoenmaker & More Broadway and West End Stars to Perform at Gal Photo Adam Jacobs, Celinde Schoenmaker & More Broadway and West End Stars to Perform at Gala Honoring Alan Menken
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

Stars from Broadway and West End will pay tribute to 8-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken on September 23rd with a concert and on September 24th with a concert and award ceremony where the acclaimed composer and songwriter will be honored with the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award by the city of Vienna.

Julie Benko & Holt McAllany to Join Steven Brinberg's SIMPLY BARBRA at Chelsea Table  Photo Julie Benko & Holt McAllany to Join Steven Brinberg's SIMPLY BARBRA at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present ‚ÄúSimply Barbra‚ÄĚ written and performed by Steven Brinberg, to celebrate Barbra Streisand‚Äôs landmark 80th Birthday on Monday, July 18 at 7:00 PM.

The Los Angeles Film Orchestra Presents Premiere of BASIL POLEDOURIS: THE MUSIC AND T Photo The Los Angeles Film Orchestra Presents Premiere of BASIL POLEDOURIS: THE MUSIC AND THE MOVIES, July 22
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

The Los Angeles Film Orchestra announces its debut performance, Basil Poledouris: The Music and The Movies at The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 22 at 8pm PT. The orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Steven Allen Fox, will also be joined by the SoCal Chorale led by Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba.

Disney's THE LION KING Will Debut in the Middle East This November Photo Disney's THE LION KING Will Debut in the Middle East This November
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

Marking its 25-year anniversary, the world-famous, award-winning musical is set for a historical 4-week run in the UAE capital from November 16 to December 10 at Yas Island's Etihad Arena.

Hans Zimmer Videos

VIDEO: Gal Gadot and the Cast and Director of WONDER WOMAN 1984 Discuss the Film, Str VideoVIDEO: Gal Gadot and the Cast and Director of WONDER WOMAN 1984 Discuss the Film, Streaming, and More
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2020

The cast and director of “Wonder Woman 1984″ took part in a SiriusXM Town Hall hosted by Jess Cagle earlier this week.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DUNE VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DUNE
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2020

Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (‚ÄúArrival,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúBlade Runner 2049‚ÄĚ) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures‚Äô ‚ÄúDune,‚ÄĚ the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert‚Äôs seminal bestseller of the same name.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For WONDER WOMAN 1984 VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For WONDER WOMAN 1984
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2020

The all new trailer has released for Wonder Woman 1984!

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OU VideoVIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Benefit
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2020

Members of the Film & TV Music community, made up of composers, songwriters, music editors, music supervisors, studio executives and more, contributed their talents to SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES: A CELEBRATION FOR THE FILM & TV MUSIC COMMUNITY, an online benefit event for MusiCares¬ģ COVID-19 Relief Fund.¬†

VIDEO: Billie Eilish Talks JAMES BOND on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Billie Eilish Talks JAMES BOND on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2020

Eilish, her brother Finneas and legendary composer Hans Zimmer collaborated on the 007 ballad 'No Time to Die.'

VIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Giraffe Is Brought To Life VideoVIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Giraffe Is Brought To Life
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King brings one of its animals, the giraffe, to life eight times a week with the help of four of the show's cast member, Ray Mercer. Check it out with the video!

BWW TV: THE LION KING Tour Castmates Get Engaged On Stage! VideoBWW TV: THE LION KING Tour Castmates Get Engaged On Stage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2019

South African Lion King performer Nhlanhla Ndlovu surprised the entire cast of Disney's The Lion King and his girlfriend, fellow cast member Daniela Cobb, by proposing on stage last night at the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY.

VIDEO: THE LION KING's Three Hyenas Celebrate 5000 Broadway Performances VideoVIDEO: THE LION KING's Three Hyenas Celebrate 5000 Broadway Performances
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at the three hyenas of Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King: James Brown-Orleans (Banzai), Enrique Segura (Ed), and Bonita Hamilton (Shenzi) as the trio celebrates 5000 performances together on Broadway. Check it out with this video!

VIDEO: Meet THE LION KING Tour's Simba, Brandon A. McCall VideoVIDEO: Meet THE LION KING Tour's Simba, Brandon A. McCall
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

We're heading to the Pridelands to get to know Brandon A. McCall, who is currently playing Simba in the North American tour of the smash hit musical The Lion King. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney classic with the video!

VIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Elephant Is Brought To Life VideoVIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Elephant Is Brought To Life
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2019

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King brings one of its animals, the elephant, to life eight times a week with the help of four of the show's cast members. Check it out with this video!


Hans Zimmer Frequently Asked Questions

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

What awards has Hans Zimmer been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Lion King .