This list of horn players includes notable players of alto horn, French horn, German horn, natural horn, and Vienna horn.
Radek Baborák, former Principal horn Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Munich Phil. Orch, Czech Phil. Orch. winner of the ARD, Geneva, Markneukirchen
Andrew Bain, principal horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LA studio player, horn instructor at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, California
Hermann Baumann, former principal horn Philharmonisches Orchester Dortmund and Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, winner of the ARD International Music Competition in 1964, soloist, performing on natural horn and valved horn
Richard Bissill, player, composer and arranger at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London
Aubrey Brain, player (1893–1955)
Dennis Brain, player (1921–1957)
Arthur C. Brooks
Timothy Brown, principal horn in BBC Symphony Orchestra and Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Melos Ensemble
George Brunies, jazz artist
Dick Cary, jazz artist
John Cerminaro, principal New York Philharmonic (1969–79), principal Seattle Symphony 1996–2011
Alan Civil, second horn Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (to Dennis Brain), later principal. In 1955, joined the Philharmonia, and in 1957 became principal horn, after the death of Dennis Brain, principal of BBC Symphony Orchestra from 1966 to 1988
Dale Clevenger, principal Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1966–2013
Geoff Collinson, principal horn, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
David Cripps, Star Wars original trilogy (1977, 1980, 1983) and Superman (1978 film) principal horn, principal horn London Symphony Orchestra for 10 years.
Peter Damm, principal horn Dresden Staatskapelle 1969–2002. He is professor of horn at the Carl Maria von Weber music conservatoire.
Vincent DeRosa, LA studio player
Richard Dunbar, was a player of the French horn, playing in the free jazz scene. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on May 29, 1944, and he died suddenly at the age of 61, apparently of a heart attack, on the way to a gig on February 8, 2006.
Simon de Souza, professor of horn at the Birmingham Conservatoire
Vladimir Djambazov, second horn Sofia Philharmonic and composer
Stefan Dohr, principal horn, Berlin Philharmonic
Pip Eastop, professor of horn at Royal Academy of Music in London
John Entwistle, bass player from The Who, also played horn
Philip Farkas, principal Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1936–41 and 1947–60, Cleveland Orchestra 1941–45 and 1946–47, Boston Symphony 1945–46, also horn professor at Indiana University from 1960–
Anton Joseph Hampel, horn player of the 18th century who developed the technique of hand-stopping
Max Hess, Boston Symphony Orchestra 1905–25, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 1925–37
Stefan de Leval Jezierski, Berlin Philharmonic
Lin Jiang, Barry Tuckwell Brass Prize winner
Richard M. Jones, brass-band hornist
Daniel Katzen, former member of Boston Symphony Orchestra, Associate Professor of Horn at the "University of Arizona School of Music" in Tucson
Georg Kopprasch, composer of the Kopprasch Etudes
Peter Kurau, principal Rochester Philharmonic and Professor of Horn at the Eastman School of Music
Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, Bohemian horn player and composer of Horn concertos.
Julie Landsman, former Principal Horn, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (1985–2010), Juilliard faculty since 1989.
Joseph Masella, principal horn of both the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and the CBC Montreal Orchestra from 1943 to 1969.
Christian Mengis, hornist and composer at the court of Frederick the Great from 1745.
Philip Myers, principal, New York Philharmonic Orchestra 1980–present)
Mario Rivera, principal, New York City played with Machito, Eddie Palmieri, Mongo Santamaria, Sonny Stitt, and George Coleman. In 1988, he joined Dizzy Gillespie’s United Nation’s Orchestra and then later became a member of the Lincoln Center Afro-Latin Jazz Big Band. 1939–2007)
Jeff Nelsen, horn player for Canadian Brass, on faculty at Indiana University
David Ohanian, former horn player for the Canadian Brass
Martin Owen, principal BBC Symphony Orchestra, Professor of Horn at the Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College of Music
Neill Sanders, Melos Ensemble, London Orchestras
Will Sanders, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Lorenzo Sansone, member of major North American symphony orchestras, music editor, educator, and horn manufacturer.
Gunther Schuller, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and composer
František Šolc, Czech hornist and horn teacher
James Sommerville, Boston Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Stirling, principal horn City of London Sinfonia, co-principal horn Academy of St Martin in the Fields, teaches at Trinity College of Music, soloist, chamber musician
Esa Tapani, former principal horn Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
James Thatcher, LA studio player
Michael Thompson, former principal with Philharmonia Orchestra, teacher at Royal Academy of Music, soloist/chamber musician/clinician
Barry Tuckwell, former principal horn London Symphony Orchestra, soloist and clinician
Bedřich Tylšar, former horn player with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, soloist and pedagogue
Zdeněk Tylšar, former principal horn with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, soloist and pedagogue
Radovan Vlatkovic, former principal of Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 1990, teacher at Mozarteum in Salzburg, soloist
David Wakefield, horn player with the American Brass Quintet from 1976 to March 2014, teaching at The Juilliard School since 1987, Aspen Music Festival and School, since 1976, Hartt School at the University of Hartford, since 2011.
Richard Watkins, principal horn of Philharmonia Orchestra from 1985 to 1996, teaching at Royal Academy of Music, soloist, chamber musician, clinician
Froydis Ree Wekre, member of Oslo Philharmonic from 1961 to 1991, co-principal from 1965 on, Professor of Horn at Norwegian Academy of Music, soloist, clinician
Kate Westbrook, tenor horn player
Sarah Willis, fourth horn of the Berlin Philharmonic.
Vicente Zarzo Pitarch, for 25 years the horn soloist in the Residentie Orkest in the Hague
List of horn players Wikipedia
The horn is used only rarely in jazz, but there have been a few notable players:Pietro Amato, member of The Luyas, Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre and Torngat
Stefan de Leval Jezierski