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article imageDark Knight Rises composer Hans Zimmer pens tribute to victims

By Layne Weiss     Jul 28, 2012 in Entertainment
Earlier this week, 'Dark Knight Rises' star Christian Bale visited victims from last week's massacre at a screening of the film in Aurora, CO. Now, the film's composer has penned a tribute.
According to E!, the world renowned German composer has penned a touching tribute called "Aurora."
Zimmer said on his own Facebook page that "Aurora" is dedicated to the 12 movie goers who were killed and the 58 people injured in last week's tragedy.
Zimmer also wrote that he recorded the song in London days after the shooting.
According to The AP, Zimmer's goal in writing the song is not only to honor the victims, but also to raise money for the victims and their families.
The song, which is 8 and a half minutes long, is being sold for donations from anywhere from .$10 to $2,500.
A brief snippet of the song can be heard on Watertowermusic, and people can make their donations there or on iTunes to listen to the song in its entirety.
"I'm devastated by this tragedy," Zimmer said according to the LA Times. He added that since "words fail" him, he will let the music "speak for him."
Zimmer has composed all 3 films in Christopher Nolan's Batman Trilogy, The AP reports.
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