Chicago mourns Solti’s 2nd hornmain
The Chicago Symphony has announced the death of Norman Schweikert,second horn from 1975 until 1997. Schweikert also served as assistant principal horn from 1971 until 1975. He was 81.
His wife Sally was a member of the orchestra’s chorus.
Assistant Principal from 1971-1975. Second from 1975-1997.
Sad–he was a good bro! Meticulous and the hornist’s horn player. Played on the Geyer-Schmidt! Now, that’s a real HORNIST! Rest in peace –Le Cor.