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Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer is a German film score composer and record producer who was born in 1957. People know him for pioneering the integration of electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. His ingenuity has contributed to soundtracks of blockbuster movies like The Gladiator, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Dunkirk, and Blade Runner 2049. Hans did not fare well in formal education and got kicked out of 8 schools. However, his thirst for greatness led him to him joining the Krakatoa Band and learning the piano. Zimmer’s break came in 1988 after a Hollywood director used his soundtrack on “Rain Man.”

The new sound he introduced to the industry led to more work, including producing soundtracks for films like 12 Years a Slave, The Lion King, and more. He has bagged multiple awards, which include 4 Grammys, 2 Golden Globe Awards, and more. He teamed up with ThankYouX, a creative director and painter, for an NFT drop on the Phillips auction house titled “Sound of Color.”

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