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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104 29
Dennis Brain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
davide-bardelli added Classical music, 20th-century classical music

2
63 25
Hermann Baumann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

3
50 23
Radovan Vlatkovic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

4
69 41
Dale Clevenger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical music

5
42 20
Radek Baborák is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Mario Gordon added Radek Baborák

6
37 18
Alan Civil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

7
61 46
Barry Tuckwell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

8
52 38
Stefan Dohr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

9
32 20
William VerMeulen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

10
42 38
Philip Farkas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

11
21 16
Joseph Leutgeb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Joseph Leutgeb Classical

12
17 13
Giovanni Punto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

13
23 21
Franz Strauss is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

14
17 16
Peter Damm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

15
20 22
Vincent DeRosa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

16
10 11
Richard Watkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

17
13 16
David Pyatt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

18
15 19
Frank Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

19
13 17
Anthony Halstead is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

20
0 0
Carlos Cubero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
CarlosCubero added Carlos Cubero

21
12 17
James Sommerville is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

22
32 45
Philip Myers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

23
10 15
Ifor James is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

24
6 10
Wilhelm Lanzky-Otto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

25
13 20
Frøydis Ree Wekre is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; ballet; jazz; blues

26
12 19
Gunther Schuller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

27
15 24
John Cerminaro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

28
9 16
David Ohanian is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

29
9 16
Valery Polekh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

30
7 14
Timothy Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

31
6 13
Aubrey Brain is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

32
8 16
Pip Eastop is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

33
8 16
Georg Kopprasch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; ballet

34
11 21
Will Sanders is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

35
4 12
Anton Joseph Hampel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; Baroque; ballet

36
6 16
Lin Jiang is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; modern

37
6 17
Eugene Rittich is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

38
4 14
Heinrich Hübler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

39
8 21
Douglas Hill is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

40
6 18
David Cripps is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

41
4 15
James Michael Thompson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; Indie; new world

42
7 21
William Purvis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

43
3 13
Martin Owen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

44
5 18
Richard Bissill is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

45
8 25
Jeff Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

46
2 11
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47
2 11
Hermann Neuling is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

48
4 18
Max Hess is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; new world

49
3 16
John MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

50
4 21
Arthur C. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary