Elmas studied piano with Anton Door and composition with Franz Krenn in Vienna . He went on concert tours as a pianist and finally settled in Geneva in 1911. In 1925 he became an honorary citizen of Geneva.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Elmassian, Stephan|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Armenian-Swiss composer and pianist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 24, 1864|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Smyrna , Ottoman Empire|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 11, 1937|
|Place of death||Geneva|