bands/musicians The Greatest Horn Players of All Time  

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List Rules The greatest horn players of all time. Vote up the best musicians who play the horn.

The horn is a member of the brass family and is an extremely popular instrument, whether the genre is blues, jazz, classical. or new world The horn is played through a mouthpiece, and if the musician doesn’t play it with extreme accuracy the sound that is produced can sound muffled or come out just plain... not good. Who are the greatest horn players of all time?
 
Known for having a rather loud sound the horn can carry any song quite well! Since it’s an instrument that requires years of practice, the talented musicians on this list have earned their spot through years of practice. This list features many different styles of music as well as musicians from many different backgrounds at various time periods in history, both living and dead.
 
This list features the all time greatest horn players, ranked by music lovers as the best including musicians such as, Anthony Halstead, David Ohanian, and Eugene Rittich. Vote up the best horn players below and see where the musicians you think are great rank.

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Dennis Brain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
davide-bardelli added Dennis Brain Classical music, 20th-century classical music

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Hermann Baumann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Hermann Baumann Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

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Dale Clevenger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Dale Clevenger Classical music

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Radovan Vlatkovic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Radovan Vlatkovic Classical; contemporary

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Radek Baborák is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Mario Gordon added Radek Baborák

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Stefan Dohr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Stefan Dohr Classical; contemporary

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Alan Civil is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Alan Civil Classical; contemporary

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Barry Tuckwell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Barry Tuckwell Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

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William VerMeulen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
William VerMeulen Classical

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Philip Farkas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Philip Farkas Classical; contemporary

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Peter Damm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Peter Damm Classical; contemporary

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Franz Strauss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Franz Strauss Classical; contemporary

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Joseph Leutgeb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Joseph Leutgeb Classical

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Giovanni Punto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Giovanni Punto Classical

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Vincent DeRosa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Vincent DeRosa Classical; contemporary

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Anthony Halstead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Anthony Halstead Classical; contemporary

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Philip Myers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Philip Myers Classical; contemporary

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David Pyatt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
David Pyatt Classical; contemporary

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Ifor James is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Ifor James Classical; contemporary

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Frank Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Frank Lloyd Classical

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Wilhelm Lanzky-Otto is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Wilhelm Lanzky-Otto Classical; contemporary

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Gunther Schuller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Gunther Schuller Classical; contemporary

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Richard Watkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Richard Watkins Classical; contemporary

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Timothy Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Timothy Brown Classical; contemporary

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Frøydis Ree Wekre is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Frøydis Ree Wekre Classical; contemporary; ballet; jazz; blues

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Georg Kopprasch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Georg Kopprasch Classical; contemporary; ballet

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John Cerminaro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
John Cerminaro Classical; contemporary

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James Sommerville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
James Sommerville Classical; contemporary

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Valery Polekh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Valery Polekh Classical; contemporary

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Pip Eastop is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Pip Eastop Classical; contemporary

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Aubrey Brain is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Aubrey Brain Classical; contemporary

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Anton Joseph Hampel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Anton Joseph Hampel Classical; Baroque; ballet

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Lin Jiang is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Lin Jiang Classical; contemporary; modern

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Will Sanders is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Will Sanders Classical; contemporary

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Eugene Rittich is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Eugene Rittich Classical; contemporary

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Heinrich Hübler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Heinrich Hübler Classical; contemporary

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James Michael Thompson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
James Michael Thompson Classical; contemporary; Indie; new world

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Douglas Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Douglas Hill Classical; contemporary

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Martin Owen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Martin Owen Classical; contemporary

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David Ohanian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
David Ohanian Classical

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William Purvis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
William Purvis Classical; contemporary

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Richard Bissill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Richard Bissill Classical; contemporary

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Jeff Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Jeff Nelsen Classical; contemporary

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Hermann Neuling is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Hermann Neuling Classical; contemporary

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David Cripps is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
David Cripps Classical; contemporary

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John MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
John MacDonald Classical

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Max Hess is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Max Hess Classical; contemporary; new world

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Arthur C. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Arthur C. Brooks Classical; contemporary

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Geoff Collinson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Geoff Collinson Classical; contemporary