Eysler, Edmund eigentlich E. Eisler#
Eysler, Edmund (real name: E. Eisler), b. Vienna, March 12, 1874, d. Vienna, Oct. 4, 1949, composer of operettas who maintained the tradition of the Viennese operetta. Many melodies from his operettas became very popular (e.g. "Kuessen ist keine Suend", 1903). In 1949 awarded the Ring of Honour of the City of Vienna.
Works#60 operettas (among others Bruder Straubinger, 1903; Die Schuetzenliesl, 1905; Kuenstlerblut, 1906; Der unsterbliche Lump, 1910; Die goldne Meisterin, 1927; Donauweibchen, 1932; Wr. Musik, 1947), 3 operas, 1 ballet, compositions for piano, songs and dances.
Literature#R. M. Prosl, E. E., 1947.