Born in Argentina in 1945, Gustavo Beytelmann
studied music in the Superior Institute of Music of
the University of Rosario and then studied
composition in Buenos Aires with Francisco Kröpfl.
In Buenos Aires he made arrangements and became
musical director of the record firm « Microfon ». He
wrote about forty soundtracks for movies such as «
La Mafia », « Quebracho » or « Los Gauchos Judios
In Paris, where he has been living since 1976,
Gustavo Beytelmann spends his career both as a
composer and a pianist, in particular with Astor
Piazzolla, with whom he played during his European
tour in 1977. He founded a trio piano-bandoneon-
double bass with Patrice Caratini and Juan José
Mosalini that performed on European and American
stages during more than ten years.
For Italian cinema and television he composed «
Immacolata e Concetta » and won the Festival de
Locarno Grand prix ; for the French and German
cinema he wrote « Corps Perdus », directed by
Eduardo de Gregorio, and « Sin Querer » by Ciro
Between 1995 and 1998, Gustavo Beytelmann was a
compositor in residence in Dijon and since 1996 he
has been the artistic director of the Tango section
of the Conservatoire of music of Rotterdam. He was
also a resident composer for the « Dominicans of
Haute Alsace » during the season 2002 / 2003.
In 2002 he went to the United States, invited by the
American Universities of Seattle and Bellingham to
give lectures, lessons and to conduct his work.
Gustavo Beytelmann created in January 2003 «
Discusiòn » by the Young Philarmonic Orchestra of
Rotterdam and, in February 2003, « Orillas » for a
jazz quartet and wind instruments ensemble. It was
a command of Radio - France for the festival in
Paris « Présence ».
In March 2005, tango festival of Buenos Aires,
piano recital in the Teatro Colón.
In April 2005, creation of « All lose whole find » for
brass quintet. This piece is set for the International
Chamber music Competition of Lyon.