Karl Stiegler (1876-1932)
Principal Horn Wiesbaden State Theatre (1895-1899) Solo Hornist at the Vienna State Opera (1899-1906), principal Horn of the Vienna Philharmonic (1906-d.) and professor at the State Academy for Music and Art in Vienna (1917-d.).
He kept close friendships with such notables as: Gustav Mahler, Bruno Walter, Arnold Schönberg, Richard Strauss, Franz Schmidt, and Max Reger.
A collector, editor and publisher of horn ensemble music, Stiegler was a leader in the performance and preservation of hunting horn music. He is also known as one of the professors who made the traditional Viennese F-horn sound world famous.
For more info, see THE HORN CALL
Vol. X, no. 1.