Yanni vs Hans Zimmer

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Pianist, Keyboardist, Music Composer
Music Composer
Net worth 2018
$92 Million
Pianists
Industry
Musicians
Kalamata
Residence
Frankfurt am Main, West Germany
Greek
Country
German
14/11/1954
BirthDay
12/09/1957
1.8 m
Height
1.78 m
1976 - University of Minnesota
Education
Hurtwood House
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2014

His recent work includes 2014's ‘Inspirato’, a collaborative project with operatic tenor Plácido Domingo and producer Ric Wake

2000

He launched his comeback, in 2000, with the album ‘If I Could Tell You’, which shot to number 20 on the Billboard charts, making it his most successful debut ever

1997

In 1997, he became one of the few western performers to play at the Taj Mahal and the Forbidden City

1993

In September 1993, he recorded his first live album and breakthrough performance, ‘Yanni Live at the Acropolis’, which featured his core band backed by the 60 piece Royal Philharmonic orchestra

1992

He landed his first Grammy nomination for the 1992 album ‘Dare to Dream’, with his second nomination following the year after

1990

Yanni's growing popularity launched him to the forefront of the New Age movement that swelled throughout the 1990s

1989

Their relationship lasted from 1989 to 1998, and currently, he is single

1980

He produced his first solo album ‘Optimystique’ in 1980 and developed his unique musical sound

1977

In 1977, he played in the band, ‘Chameleon’, with drummer Charlie Adams, whom he would later go on to work with

1972

In November of 1972 he moved to the United States to attend the University of Minnesota and majored in psychology

1954

Yanni was born as Yiannis Chryssomallis, on November 14, 1954, in Kalamata, Greece

2006

Recently, Zimmer composed the score for BBC documentary ‘Planet Earth 2’ and for the 2006 Netflix production ‘The Crown’, he composed the theme music

2000

His other projects in early 2000s include ‘The Last Samurai’ and ‘Madagascar’ and later, he worked on ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘Angels and Demons’

1992

For Ridley Scott directed film ‘Thelma and Louise’, Zimmer made alterations in his music by introducing Slide Guitar and in 1992, for the film ‘The Power of One’; he travelled to Africa to introduce himself to African choirs and drums

1987

After scoring for a few more films came the first turning point of his professional career, when he got the chance to provide score to the film ‘The Last Emperor’, a 1987 film which went on to receive the Academy Award for Original Score

1980

In 1980, he received mild fame through an LP he did with the Buggles, titled ‘The Age of Plastic’

1957

Hans Zimmer was born in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, on 12th September 1957, to an engineer father and housewife mother