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The Greatest Horn Players of All Time 

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Updated June 14, 2019 19k votes 1.6k voters 10.5k views 51 items

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

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
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Barry Tuckwell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Hermann Baumann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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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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Dale Clevenger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Radovan Vlatkovic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Stefan Dohr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Philip Farkas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Alan Civil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Aubrey Brain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Vincent DeRosa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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William VerMeulen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Philip Myers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Franz Strauss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Peter Damm is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Frank Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Giovanni Punto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Frøydis Ree Wekre... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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David Pyatt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Richard Watkins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Will Sanders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Gunther Schuller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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Timothy Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time
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John Cerminaro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Horn Players of All Time