Barry Tuckwell death & obituary: Australian horn player, Tuckwell has died this mid January. 2020 at the age of 88. He was the son of Charles Tuckwell and Elizabeth Tuckwell.
Barry was a great horn player and had been actively played between United States and United Kingdom. He was chorister at Andrew’s Cathedral School and also an organist.
Barry Tuckwell became an Assistant First Horn with the Hallé Orchestra under Sir John Barbirolli in 1951.
DeadDeath learnt about the passing of Tuckwell through social media tributes to.
Sad to hear of the passing of Barry Tuckwell, one of the greatest hornists of all time. I listened to his concerto recordings on repeat when I first picked up the horn. Thank you for everything you’ve done to inspire countless hornists, you will be missed! https://t.co/bjMyJOIFP5
— Austin Larson (@hornzero) January 16, 2020
Barry joined the MSO when he was just 15-years-old, before going on to become one of Australia’s greatest classical music exports of the 20th century.
Vale Barry Tuckwell. https://t.co/95wuk54Y0e
— Melbourne Symphony (@MelbSymphony) January 16, 2020