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Rosen, Clara, 1913-2007

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1913 - 2007-11-03

Biography

Clara Rosen was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1913 to Russian Jewish immigrants, Samuel Castille Rosen and Zelda Goldberg Rosen. Samuel Rosen immigrated to the United States in 1904, later joining his brother in Denver. Samuel and Zelda Rosen had 13 children, and the family lived on Denver's west side, where many Jewish immigrants resided. Clara Rosen was a coloatura sprano and was a lead vocalist with the Joe Mann Orchestra. Clara Rosen married Joseph Rosen, and they had four children.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Rosen And Sladek Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B292
Abstract Russian Jewish immigrants Samuel Castille and Zelda Goldberg Rosen settled on Denver's west side and raised 13 children. Their daughter Clara Rosen married Joseph Rosen and they had four children including Selma Rosen who married Osi Sladek. Joseph Rosen began selling newspapers in Denver at the age of seven, starting out as a helper for his future brothers-in-law Max and Al Rosen. Hyman Rosen was born in Denver in 1916, the third youngest of the 13 children of Samuel and Zelda Rosen. He...
Dates: 1960-2015

Rosen Family Tribute, 2004-2008

 Item
Identifier: B292.02.0001.00001
Abstract

The Compact Disc (2 copies) in this collection was made shortly after Clara Rosen's 91st birthday. Rosen provides basic biographical details about her family and herself, and she discusses growing up in west Denver. She also talks about the important role that family, Jewish traditions, and music played throughout her life. The CD is interspersed with singing and ends with Clara Rosen performing "Sunrise, Sunset," a song that she had often sung at family celebrations.

Dates: 2004-2008

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  • Subject: West Colfax (Denver, Colo.) X

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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
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