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Clara Rosa De Lima

Clara Rosa De Lima, theatre administrator, writer. Recipient Palme d 'Oro Accademiche, Centro Studi e Scambio Internazionale, Academy Leonardo Da Vinci, and Oscar Modiale of Citti de Boretto, 1980; diploma of merit Academia Internazionale de Iblea, Ragusa, Italy; Rotary Foundation Paul Harris fellow, 1983.


  • Lima, Clara Rosa De was born on July 27, 1922 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Daughter of Yldefonso and Rosario (Hernandez) De Lima.

  • Education

    • Student Notre Dame College, Maryland, 1935-1938, Long Island University, 1945-1948.


    • Chairman Trinidad and Tobago Opera Company, 1977. Writer Thoughts for Radio Trinidad, weekly travel programme, 1979.


    • Author: (verse) Thoughts and Dreams, 1973. Dreams Non-Stop, 1974. Reminiscing, 1975
    • (novels) Tomorrow Will Always Come, 1965.

      Not Bad Just a Little Mad, 1975. Currents of the Yuna, 1978. Countdown to Carnival, 1980.

      Kilometre Nineteen, 1980.


    Member Foundation for Orchestra for Trinidad and Tobago, 1986. Member National Status of Women, 1982-1983, Committee National Days and Festivals.


    • father: Yldefonso Lima
    • mother: Rosario (Hernandez) De Lima
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