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“A few reminiscences by Ada Clement: for her family and friends”

San Francisco Conservatory of Music founder Ada Clement dictated accounts of her life to her close friends Lillian Hodghead and Nettimae Clement in the summer of 1952. This was the year of Ada’s passing, and though she was weak with … Continue reading

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A Farewell Concert for Ada Clement, 1909

Ada Clement, founder of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, was born in San Francisco on March 15, 1878. Her father was a lawyer with no formal musical education, yet he played violin and piano. Her mother had been a … Continue reading

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