Josef Lidl is a Czech manufacturer of musical instruments. It was founded in Moravia in 1892,[1] and is the oldest manufacturer of instruments in the Czech Republic. The company is based in Brno.

Josef Lidl
IndustryMusical instruments
Founded1892; 132 years ago (1892)
FounderJosef Lidl
ProductsBrass instruments

The company specialises in brass instruments including tubas, flugelhorns, horns, trumpets and natural horns.[2]

The horn played by journalist Jasper Rees and described in his book I Found My Horn is a Lidl.


  1. ^ Kurfürst, Pavel (1980). Brněnští hudební nástrojaři 14.–19. století (Brünner Instrumentenbauer des 14.-19. Jahrhunderts). Brno: Moravské muzeum. p. 95.
  2. ^ Official website