Hans Zimmer Wins Best Score for ‘Dune’ at Oscars

He won his first Oscar in 1995 for the score of “The Lion King.” The 64-year-old German had been nominated without a win nine times since.

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The Latest on the Oscars (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Hans Zimmer has won his second Oscar, nearly 30 years after his first. Zimmer won the Academy Award for best original score on Sunday night for his music from “Dune.” He won his first Oscar in 1995 for the score of “The Lion King.” The 64-year-old German had been nominated without a win nine times since. He was not at the awards on Sunday. “Dune”…

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