Eitler, Esteban, Austrian-Chilean composer; b. Bolzano, Tirol, June 25, 1913; d. Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 25, 1960. He studied at the Univ. of Budapest. Leaving Europe in 1936, he went to Buenos Aires, where he was associated with modernist music groups. In 1945 he settled in Santiago, Chile.
ORCH Microsinfonia politonal (1943); Policromia for Strings (1950); Serie boliviana for Flute and String Orch. (1941); Microsinfonia atonal (1956). CHAMBER : Concertino for Piano and 11 Instruments (1947); Concertino for Horn and 11 Instruments (1949); Wind Quintet (1945); Quartet for Piccolo, Flute, Trumpet, and Saxophone (1945); Quartet for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello (1950).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire