לאון שידלובסקיBorn in Santiago, Chile, July 21, 1931 1948-52 studied theory with Allende-Blin and composition with Free Focke; studied philosophy and psychology at the University of Santiago 1952-54 studied composition in Detmold, Germany 1955 Director of the Tonus Association of New Music, Santiago 1961 Secretary of Composer's League of Chile 1962 Head of music Dept. Santiago de Chile University 1964 Member of the jury for composition with L. Nono, L. Dallapiccola and A. Ginastera in Buenos Aires, Argentina 1965-68 Professor of composition at the Santiago University 1968 Received the Guggenheim Fellowship 1969 Settled in Tel Aviv, Israel. Professor of composition at the Rubin Academy of Music, Tel Aviv University 1979-80 lectured and directed a seminary on graphic music at the Musikhochschule Hamburg, Germany. Exhibition and concert at the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart and Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany 1980-81 Composer-in-residence in W. Berlin; individual concert in RIAS, Berlin 1982 Exhibition and concert at the Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany 1988 Lectured at the Misic-Sociological Dept. of the Lund University, Sweden 1991 Lectured at the Internationale Schoenberg Society at Moedling, Vienna, Austria Leon Schidlowsky participated at many renowned international festivals in East-Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia (1965),; at the Interamerican Festival, Washington, USA (1966); Festival of American and Spanish Music, Madrid, Spain (1967); Festival of Three Worlds, Merida, Venezuela (1968); Worlds Music Days of the ISCM, London, England (1971); International Rostrum, Paris, France (1971) a.o. Leon Scidlowsky was awarded in 1999 ACUM Prize for his life achievement. In 2001 Leon Schidlowsky was made 'Honorary Professor' by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Chile.