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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

The Marianne Kneisel Quartet - c. 1930 - Digital Image in the collection of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley - top left Della Posner DiFilippi- top center Katherine Fletcher Shreves

Your Museum is working on the histories of lifelong San Fernando Valley residents, Della Posner DiFillipi and Katherine Fletcher Shreves. Della just died in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the age of 103. She was a "traveling music teacher" for the Los Angeles City Schools. Della was married to the composer Amadeo DiFilippi.
Katherine Fletcher Shreves was the accomplished and principal cellist of the Republic Pictures Studio Orchestra in Studio City.

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