In Memoriam: Hub van Laar (1964–2022)
ITG mourns the passing of Hub van Laar, who passed away on December 24, 2022.
Dutch trumpet maker Hub van Laar founded his company in 1990 in Margraten, near Maastricht, on the border triangle to the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. It is estimated he made around 300 instruments per year, including unique instruments such as a quarter-tone-tuned trumpet made for Ibrahim Maalouf to play contemporary works.
(Source: Van Laar Trumpets Website: https://www.vanlaartrumpets.nl/en/news/12979?fbclid=IwAR2gDL8a4DKSg2pN7huz86evDEN1_YUH-jghovIUmlX3i3GYSmArIFxBOhU)