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Composer Hans Zimmer} was born September 12, 1957 in Frankfurt, Germany; after relocating to London as a teen, he later wrote advertising jingles for Air-Edel Associates, and in 1980 collaborated with the Buggles} on their LP The Age of Plastic} and its accompanying hit "Video Killed the Radio Star."} A stint with Ultravox} followed before Zimmer} next surfaced with the Italian avant-garde} group Krisma}; he then formed a partnership with film composer Stanley Myers}, and together they founded the London-based Lillie Yard} recording studio. Zimmer} and Myers}' movie work of the period, which included material for pictures including Moonlighting}, Success Is the Best Revenge}, Insignificance} and the acclaimed My Beautiful Launderette}, made significant strides in fusing the traditional} orchestral} aesthetic of film composition with state-of-the-art electronics, and proved highly influential on countless soundtracks} to follow.

In 1986 Zimmer} joined David Byrne} and Ryuichi Sakamoto} on their Oscar-winning score to The Last Emperor}; his work on the apartheid drama A World Apart} was his first major solo credit, and led to his Academy Award-nominated score for 1988's Best Picture-winning smash Rain Man}. The following year Zimmer} again composed the soundtrack} for a Best Picture winner, this time Bruce Beresford}'s Driving Miss Daisy}; a remarkably prolific writer, by the time the '90 dawned his music was a Hollywood staple, with a list of hits including Black Rain}, Backdraft}, Thelma & Louise}, A League of Their Own} and Days of Thunder}. Zimmer} scored his biggest commercial hit in 1994 with his work on Disney}'s The Lion King}; the film's soundtrack} garnered countless awards, including an Oscar, a Golden Globe and two Grammys. Later adapted for the Broadway stage, The Lion King} took home the 1998 Tony for Best Musical as well.

In 1995, Zimmer} also earned a Grammy for his work on Crimson Tide}, which was honored as Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture. Another Academy Award nomination followed for 1996's The Preacher's Wife}; that same year, he earned BMI}'s prestigious Richard Kirk Award for lifetime achievement. 1997 saw Zimmer} earn another Oscar nom for his work on the James L. Brooks} comedy As Good as It Gets}, repeating the feat for the third consecutive year in 1998 with his score for the Terence Malick} masterpiece The Thin Red Line}. His contributions to The Prince of Egypt} also earned a Golden Globe bid earlier that same year. ~ Jason Ankeny, All Music Guide

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