Horn by Gebrüder Alexander, c.1950. Owned and played by Dennis Brain

Object type
instrument
Acknowledgement
Purchased from Mrs Yvonne Brain with the assistance of the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, 2001.
Description
Horn by Gebrüder Alexander, Mainz, Germany, c.1950. Owned and played by Dennis Brain.

This single horn in Bb was made to Dennis Brain's own specification. He used it extensively and it was with him in his fatal car accident of 1957. With an F extension (tuning slide).
Artist/Maker
Date made
c.1950
Classification
metalwork, horn, brass instrument, student, Royal Academy of Music, Fellow, Royal Academy of Music, horn player
Material
brass
Accession No
2003.2783
People
Brain, Dennis FRAM, horn player

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