We have just learned news of the death of Christopher Leuba, who served the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as principal horn from 1960 until 1962. With the Orchestra, he appeared on a number of records for RCA, including Beethoven’s First and Ninth symphonies, recorded in 1961. Leuba passed away peacefully at his home in Seattle on December 31, 2019, at the age of ninety.

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TOP: Beethoven’s First and Ninth symphonies, recorded in 1961 with Fritz Reiner conducting RCA Victor Red Seal