The Hoyer family belongs to one of the oldest brass maker families of the Vogtland region. The ancestors of the master Hans Hoyer find its first mention of the early 19th century. Meister Hans Hoyer from Klingenthal, was himself head of the Brigade for the state owned operation of the VEB [=volkseigener Betrieb] French horn building. One of the great and innovative horn makers (single horns, double horns, triple horns, descant horns and Wagner tubas) in the region. Today the company trades as Buffet Crampon Deutschland GmbH and is a world leader in multi-instrument groups. By fulfilling the highest artistic demands, Hoyer horns have found their way into the famous orchestras of the world. Having forged strong personal relationships with a variety of artists and musicians, professional knowledge and advice is incorporated in the production process.