|Born:|| Hans Florian Zimmer|
September 12, 1957 (age 57)
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
|Cause of death:||N/A|
|Film composer, video game composer, music producer|
Hans Zimmer (born September 12, 1957) is a German film composer, video game composer, and music producer. He has composed many award-winning film scores, including The Lion King, Gladiator, and Inception. Zimmer's other notable film scores include Crimson Tide, The Thin Red Line, The Last Samurai, the Pirates of the Caribbean films, The Dark Knight trilogy, Sherlock Holmes, Man of Steel, The Lone Ranger, 12 Years a Slave, and Interstellar.
Zimmer collaborated with a handful of other musicians in a group labeled as "The Magnificent Six" to compose the music for the 2014 superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man 2.