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5 things you didn't know about Hans Zimmer / axs

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Hans Zimmer is known for his staggering film scores for "Rain Man," "Driving Miss Daisy," "The Lion King," "Gladiator," "Batman: The Dark Knight" and (many) more. The prolific Academy Award-winning composer and his 22-piece band are currently on tour and will stop by LA's Microsoft Theater on April 14 before cruising to the dessert for two weeks of Coachella. Learn more about the brainy talent below.

Zimmer recent Sony Classical release - The Classics features some of Hollywood's greatest ever movie themes performed by stellar musicians. This vivid collection of back-to-back blockbuster hits brings together for the first time Zimmer's unmistakeable movie themes, re-imagined and in arrangements especially written for some of our top musicians including superstar pianist, Lang Lang; cello wizards, 2CELLOS and Tina Guo; outstanding violinists, Maxim Vengerov and Lindsey Stirling; Classic BRIT Award-winning saxophonist, Amy Dickson; internet sensations, The Piano Guys and with stupendous vocals by Leona Lewis.

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