Adams, Almeda C (fem) 26.feb.1865-8.sep.1949 USA Pennsylvania, Cochranton near Meadville - Ohio, Cleveland
blind soprano, choral conductor, teacher of singing, 1880 residing with her parents in Plain Township Ohio, studied at the Ohio State School for the Blind in Columbus and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, studied voice with private teachers abroad and Percy Rector Stephens and Isadore Luckstone, 1882-1893 taught singing at New England Conservatory, 1893-1898 at Lincoln Normal University, 1898 at the State School for the Blind in Nebraska City, 1912-1918 founder/teacher of Cleveland Music Settlement School, 1918 taught singing privately at her own studio and gave choral classes in all Social Settlements in Cleveland, 1926, 1932 and 1934 she made student tours in Europe, 17.jul.1927, 13.sep.1930 and 10.oct.1934 she returned from visits to Europe, 1929 Grafton Press published her book 'Seeing Europe through sightless eyes', 1934-1949 residing and studio at the Cleveland Trust Building 7829 Euclid Avenue, 1948 she received the Cleveland Community Fund Award ; daughter of reverend James Adams (at sea 1832-) and Catherine E Ketcham (Michigan 1840-) ; she never married

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[] Twilight. Women's voices. b1942
words and music Almeda Adams
pub R. Soehla

[] Four songs. p1947 1 - De win' goes woo
2 - If
3 - My thought
4 - The north wind
writing: The education of the blind child with the seeing child in the public schools
in Journal of proceedings and addresses, National Education Association of the United States 1908

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