Ramin Djawadi (1974-present) is a German-Iranian composer, best known for his score for HBO's popular television series Game of Thrones. He is also known for his works on movies such as Pacific Rim, Warcraft and the Grammy-nominated score for the 2008 Marvel film Iron Man, and television series including Prison Break, Person of Interest, and Westworld.
Life and music
Ramin Djawadi was born in Duisburg, West Germany, to an Iranian father and a German mother.
After graduating summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music in 1998, Djawadi garnered the attention of Hans Zimmer, who recruited him to Remote Control Productions. Djawadi then moved to Los Angeles and worked as an assistant to Klaus Badelt.
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Djawadi has already composed over one hundred scores for film and television, and has been nominated and won several awards, mostly for his score for the television series Game of Thrones.