Worldwide, millions of music lovers play instruments by HOHNER and SONOR. Beginners, advanced players and professionals of all ages and in all musical styles value their reliability, quality and outstanding product design, created in cooperation with musicians to meet their specific needs.
Pop, rock and blues artists from all over the world, TexMex or Vallenato players in Central and Latin America, harmonica orchestras in Asia, jazz and classical musicians in Europe, or iconic stars like Bob Dylan or Stevie Wonder - they all live the joy of music every day with instruments from HOHNER and SONOR.
The HOHNER Group's lengthy tradition of high quality musical instrument manufacture began in the mid-19th century.
In 1857 Matthias Hohner founded a small harmonica factory and in 1875 Johannes Link embarked on the production of SONOR percussion instruments.
In time, what started off as a cottage industry grew to become one of the most firmly established companies in international musical culture. In cooperation with global stars, the legendary instruments of HOHNER and SONOR created unforgettable musical milestones.