Friday, October 26, 2012

American dream, exhibit #72

Ever heard of this man?

He’s a German born composer who writes motion picture scores, ranked #72 on a list of the Top 100 living geniuses.

Rainman  1988

Driving Miss Daisy 1989

Thelma and Louise 1991

The Lion king 1994

Crimson Tide 1995

The Thin Red Line 1998

Gladiator 2000

BlackHawkDown 2001

Hannibal 2001

Pearl Harbor 2002

The Last Samurai 2003

The Da Vinci Code 2006

The Simpsons Movie 2007

Dark Knight 2008

Angels and Demons 2009

Sherlock Holmes 2009

Inception 2010

Zimmer quit piano lessons as a child in Germany because he didn’t enjoy the discipline.

Since moving to Los Angeles he’s won four GoldenGlobes, four Grammy’s, and the Academy Award for Lion King.

I found photos of his Santa Monica studio on

Everything is possible. Keep trying.
And have a great weekend.