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Hans Zimmer
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Composer
    (September 12, 1957- )
    Composed scores for the films 'Rain Man (1988),' 'True Romance (1993),' 'The Lion King (1994),' 'As Good as it Gets (1997),' 'The Thin Red Line (1998),' 'Gladiator (2000),' 'Hannibal (2001),' 'Black Hawk Down (2001),' 'Pearl Harbour (2001),' 'The Last Samurai (2003),' 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)' and 'Shark Tale (2004)'
    His middle name is Florian.
    He smokes.
    His long-time business partner, Jay Rifkin, filed a $10 million suit against him for conspiring to take over their music studio; Hans successfully counter-sued accusing Rifkin of embezzling money from their business.
    His scores are always being used in movie trailers.
    He claims to only be happy with a few of the scores from his entire filmography.
    He composed over 100 film scores in his career.
    He frequently works with Ridley Scott.
    His style cannot be categorized and is often hard to recognize due to his ability to fuse classical orchestral music with rock, synthesized sounds and world music, and his gift for working on any genre of film.
    Steven Spielberg is a big fan of his, and they would most likely be frequent collaborators if not for Spielberg's loyalty to his close friend John Williams.
    He won an Oscar in 1995 for his composition on 'The Lion King' and has been nominated for 5 others.
    He won Golden Globes for his compositions on 'The Lion King' in 1995 and 'Gladiator' in 2001 and has been nominated for 4 others.

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