German pianist; born in Berlin April 15, 1857; studied pianoforte under Reinecke and composition under Paul at the Leipsic Conservatorium. He was professor at the musical institute at Kharkof, Russia, until 1880, and then teacher at the Royal Conservatorium at Leipsic until 1883, when he accepted a professorship at the Cologne Conservatorium. In 1893 he became director of the Cologne Liederkranz, and in 1896 first professor of piano at the Stern Conservatorium in Berlin. Two years later he became the owner and director of the Conservatorium at Wiesbaden.

As a pianist Eibenschütz is distinguished by a brilliant technique, richness of tone, and remarkable delicacy and precision of touch.

  • Ehrlich, Celebrated Pianists, p. 91, Leipsic, 1894;
  • Riemann, Musik-Lexikon.
S. J. So.
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