Ramin Djawadi (born July 19, 1974) is an Iranian-German composer of orchestral music for film and television. Djawadi may be best known for his Grammy-nominated, guitar-driven score for Iron Man and for the TV series Prison Break, Game of Thrones and Person of Interest.
He was born in Duisburg, Germany to an Iranian father and 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 moved to Los Angeles and worked as an assistant to Klaus Badelt, writing additional music on The Time Machine, Basic, The Recruit, and the blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. He then collaborated with Zimmer, co-composing and producing the score for Thunderbirds and collaborating on Something's Gotta Give and Batman Begins.
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