- Robert S. Nichols
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(b Troppau [now Opava], May 27, 1872; d Paris, Sept 3, 1927). French music publisher of Czech birth. After an association with Schott in Mainz, he founded a music-publishing house in 1907 in Paris and provided a large outlet for foreign works in France. Formerly the representative of several foreign publishers, Eschig is currently the agent solely for the hire catalogue of Carisch, Milan. Eschig's production was many-faceted and included French language versions of much of the Viennese operetta repertory, but he was particularly devoted to 20th-century music. The catalogue contains works of Falla, Koechlin, Martinů, Milhaud, Poulenc, Ravel, Satie, Szymanowski, Tansman, Tournemire and Villa-Lobos. Other composers represented include Auric, Charpentier, Delannoy, Halffter, Harsányi, Honegger, Inghelbrecht, Mihalovici, Nin and a considerable number of Latin-American composers, including Brouwer and Ricardo Castillo. More recent arrivals include Béchara El-Khoury, Joshua Fineberg, Juan Guinjoán, Sukhi Kang, Antoine Tisné, Ezequiel Viñao and Adrian Williams. Eschig's notable publications for guitar include Emilio Pujol's ...