List of oboists

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Two musette players from the Cantigas de Santa Maria, 13th century

An oboist (formerly hautboist) is a musician who plays the oboe or any oboe family instrument, including the cor anglais, oboe d'amore, shawm and oboe musette.

The following is a list of notable past and present professional oboists, with indications when they were/are known better for other professions in their own time. Oboists with an asterisk (*) have biographies in the online version of the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

Historical oboists[edit]

Baroque period 1600-1760[edit]

"Danse des Nymphes" tapestry detail - Gobelins manufactory, 1687

Classical period 1730-1820[edit]

Portrait of an unknown oboist by anonymous painter, 1st half 18th century

Romantic period 1815-1910[edit]

Johann Friedrich Diethe (1810-1891), oboist of the Gewandhausorchester by C. Reimers

20th Century oboists[edit]

Marcel Tabuteau in 1915

A-L[edit]

M-Z[edit]

20th Century players of the English horn[edit]

Contemporary classical oboists[edit]

A-B[edit]

C-E[edit]

F-H[edit]

I-L[edit]

M-Q[edit]

R-S[edit]

T-Z[edit]

Contemporary oboists best known for playing English horn (cor anglais) or oboe d'amore[edit]

Anonymous player of the English horn (cor anglais)

Contemporary oboists best known for playing period instruments[edit]

Oboists performing primarily outside classical genres[edit]

As primary instrument[edit]

As secondary instrument[edit]

Shehnai players[edit]

References[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • David Lasocki "The French Hautboy in England, 1673-1730" Early Music 16(3) 339-357
  • Alfredo Bernardini "The Oboe in the Venetian Republic, 1692-1797" Early Music 16(3) 372-387
  • Janet K. Page "The Hautboy in London's Musical Life, 1730-1770" Early Music 16(3) 358-371
  • Bruce Haynes "Mozart and the Oboe" Early Music 20(1) 43-63
  • Geoffrey Burgess and Bruce Haynes (2004) The oboe (The Yale Musical Instrument Series)
  • Ryoichi Narusawa (ed. Marc Fink) "A History of Oboe Playing in Japan" (The Double Reed, Vol.27 No.4, International Double Reed Society) 2004

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