Death of a leading clarinet

July 30, 2017 by norman lebrecht


The International Clarinet Association has posted the death of Hans-Rudolf Stalder, principal of the Zurich Tonhalle from 1955 to 1986 and teacher at the Basle Hochschule.

He died on July 28.


Comments (4)

  1. Wai Kit Leung says:

    This is the fourth high-profile clarinetist who passed away this year. Very sad.

    1. Sue says:

      At least this man was quite a bit older than Ernst Ottensamer and had a lot more life.

      1. Thomasina says:

        Well, l’m still shocked by Herr Ottensamer’s death…

        1. Sue says:

          It was shocking and tragic. What a loss!!

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