Draa, Charles Clifton was born on May 13, 1871 in Niles, Ohio, United States. Son of Samuel Perry and Mary Delmere (Ball) Draa.
Studied piano under Dr.
Teacher of piano, Adrian School of Music, 1891-1893. Director music, Wilder (Minnesota) College (Episcopal), 1893-1895. Teacher piano, Atlanta, New York City.
Same in Berlin, 1905-1910. Located at Los Angeles from 1911.
Member executive staff National War Savings Committee for California (South), organizer and manager United States Government War Savings Concert Bureau, World War I. State director publicity, California Federal Music. Member Music Teachers’ National Association, Music Teachers’s Association of California (president 1926-1927), Los Angeles County Music Teachers’ Association (president 1924-1925), Pro-Musica (charter. Masonic Veterinary Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Los Angeles Alumni Association Same.
Member Federal Music Projects Advisory Board for Los Angeles, 1936-1939, same Work Projects Administration for Southern California, 1939-1942. Mason. (32°; Clubs: Gamut (president 1928-1929), Musicians Guild, Los Angeles Opera and Fine Arts (president 1930-1931).