Lion King (1994): Oscar-Winning Musical

Oscar Nominations: 4

Original Score: Hans Zimmer

Song: Can You Feel the Love Tonight, music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice

Song: Circle of Life

Song: Hakuna Matata

 

Oscar Awards: 2

Orginal Score

Song

Oscar Context:

Hans Zimmer had scored two Best Picture Oscar winners: Rain Man in 1988 and Driving Miss Daisy in 1989, but this was his first Oscar in.