Anton Joseph Hampel

(c. 1710—1771)

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(b Prague, c.1710; d Dresden, 1771).

Bohemian‐born horn‐player. In Dresden court orch. from, probably, 1731 where he was first to develop method of playing chromatic scale by hand‐stopping. In about 1753 devised way of inserting crooks into body of horn rather than at the mouthpiece. Wrote hn. concs.

Subjects: Music.

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