inception - time
Composer: Hans Zimmer
Born September 12th, 1957 Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany.
He always played his piano and moved more into that in college at Hurtwood House in London. Zimmer entered the world of film doing a collaboration with Stanley Myers with the film My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). In 1988, was a turn point in Zimmer’s career, he had started working on Rain Man. He then later worked on, Driving Miss Daisy (1989) and Lion King (1995), which he won an Academy Award, Golden Globe, American Music Award, Tony and two Grammy awards and has received 74 awards.
Major pieces of work: Dark Knight Trilogy, Pirates of the Caribbean Saga, Sherlock Holmes (RDJ ones), Inception, Man of Steel, Pearl Harbour, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, A League of Their Own, Mission Impossible II, Rush, 12 Years a Slave, The Lone Ranger….. and so many others!
- Often works with directors Ridley Scott and Christopher Nolan
- Seamlessly mixes synthesizers with real instruments and soloists, often uses solo cello and acoustic/ electric guitar.
Hans Zimmer is my favorite composer because well first of all he does music for movies I love and each piece of work is unique! It’s just amazing and one of my favorite pieces is Time in Inception. Don’t get me wrong I love everything but this just touches my soul.