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Clara Rosa De Lima

theatre administrator , writer

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.


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.


Yldefonso Lima

Rosario (Hernandez) De Lima