Eisbrenner also headed a private "Lehrinstitut für Kirchen- und Schulmusik". In 1974 he received the Filmband in Gold for his long and outstanding contributions to German film. On 23 April 1998 a plaque was unveiled at his former home at Wohnung Bismarckallee 32a in Berlin. He was married to Kathe (née Jacobi) Eisbrenner (b. ?? - d. 11 March 1974). He is buried in the Waldfriedhof Dahlem.