Hans Zimmer is one of the most prolific and celebrated film composers of our time. But in recent years he’s also branched outside of film. He scored a handful of video games—
You can have a listen to Zimmer’s latest epic composition in the video down below:
After hearing that, I’d nominate Zimmer to do an Olympics theme. If John Williams hadn’t already scored the perfect one, that is. But should they ever decide to retire the Williams theme for something new, this composition for the MLS proves he is the perfect person for the job.
Zimmer has become quite a legend in his field in his three decades of composing scores for major Hollywood films. He began his career scoring films in his native Germany. But his breakthrough was his Oscar-nominated score for 1988’s
In three decades, Zimmer has created a truly epic body of work. Among his more notable film scores are Gladiator, the
Zimmer has developed such a devoted following, that he’s actually been able to draw huge crowds at events like the Coachella music festival in California, a massive outdoor concert usually reserved for pop and rock acts.
But in April of 2017, Zimmer took the stage and performed several pieces of music at the festival, and was treated like he was a rock star himself.
He played several of the pieces that he’d written for some of his most well known films, all accompanied by a live orchestra. Of course, Zimmer performed perhaps his most famous piece of music, the Joker them from Christopher Nolan’s