Elmas, Stephan

COMPOSER (TURKEY)
BORN 24 Dec 1862, Izmir - DIED 11 Aug 1937, Genève
GRAVE LOCATION Genève: Cimetière de Plainpalais, Rue des Rois (D-366)

Turkish composer and pianist of Armenian descent. Stephan Elmas studied composition with Franz Krenn and piano with Anton Door. He was also a student of Franz Liszt in Paris. He underook concert tours as a pianist and was alsso the composer of several piano concerts and other pieces. In 1911 he settled in Geneva, where he became a Citizen of Honour in 1925.

Related persons
• was pupil to Liszt, Franz

Sources
Stéphan Elmas – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Stephan Elmas at the Cimetière de Plainpalais, Genève.
Picture by Androom (06 Dec 2007)

 


Eloesser, Arthur

Published: 20 Jul 2008
Last update: 20 Jul 2008