Engelbert Brenner

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Engelbert Brenner (August 15, 1904 Vienna - September 16, 1986,[1] Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey), was a soloist on oboe and then English horn who played for 41 years with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.[2]

Brenner was born in Vienna. He was educated in Europe, and attended New York University and the Manhattan School of Music. He played with the Cleveland Orchestra starting in 1929. He joined the New York Philharmonic in 1932, where he played under the direction of conductors Arturo Toscanini and Leonard Bernstein, among others.[2]

Brenner was a resident of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.[2]


  1. ^ ENGELBERT BRENNER (1904-1986), Social Security Death Index
  2. ^ a b c " Engelbert Brenner, 82, A Philharmonic Soloist", The New York Times, September 19, 1986. Accessed October 16, 2007. "Engelbert Brenner, who played in the New York Philharmonic for 41 years, first as an oboist and later as the orchestra's English horn soloist, died Tuesday at his home in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. He was 82 years old."