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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198 6
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.

2
126 248
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

3
85 225
Radovan Vlatkovic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

4
80 236
Hermann Baumann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

5
82 250
Dale Clevenger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical music

6
59 189
Radek Baborák is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Mario Gordon added Radek Baborák

7
61 198
Stefan Dohr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

8
54 177
Philip Farkas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

9
29 101
Franz Strauss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

10
14 54
David Pyatt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

11
19 70
Giovanni Punto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

12
42 141
Alan Civil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

13
26 92
Joseph Leutgeb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Joseph Leutgeb Classical

14
72 232
Barry Tuckwell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; jazz; blues

15
36 123
William VerMeulen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

16
36 123
Philip Myers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

17
23 83
Vincent DeRosa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

18
12 48
Valery Polekh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

19
20 74
Frank Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical

20
15 58
Will Sanders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

21
15 58
Frøydis Ree Wekre is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary; ballet; jazz; blues

22
14 55
James Sommerville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

23
10 42
Aubrey Brain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

24
19 72
Peter Damm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary

25
18 69
John Cerminaro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
Classical; contemporary