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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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Kees Versney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Cornelis added Kees Versney Classical

Principal horn Radio Filharmonisch Orkest. Member Radio Filharmonisch Sextet (see photo). Teacher Muziek Lyceum Hilversum, The Netherlands.

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Dennis Brain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
davide-bardelli added Classical music, 20th-century classical music
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Hermann Baumann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues
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Dale Clevenger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical music
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Barry Tuckwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues
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Radovan Vlatkovic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Radek Baborák is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Mario Gordon added Radek Baborák
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Philip Farkas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Alan Civil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Philip Myers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Stefan Dohr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Frank Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical
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Peter Damm is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Vincent DeRosa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Franz Strauss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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John Cerminaro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Richard Watkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Ifor James is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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William VerMeulen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical
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Timothy Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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James Sommerville is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Anthony Halstead is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Will Sanders is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary
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Frøydis Ree Wekre is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; ballet; jazz; blues
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David Pyatt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary