Maria (Vincenza) Calderisi. Music librarian, b Montreal 17 Mar 1935; B MUS (McGill) 1972, AMLS (Michigan) 1973, MMA musicology (McGill) 1976. In 1973 she joined the Music Division of the National Library of Canada and became the head of its printed collection in 1976. Her McGill thesis, on the beginnings of music printing and publishing in Ontario and Quebec, was revised and published as Music Publishing in the Canadas 1800-1867/L'Édition musicale au Canada 1800-1867 (Ottawa 1981). She was responsible for the NL of C exhibition 'Percy A. Scholes 1877-1958' in 1977. Calderisi has been president 1976-8 of CAML and 1986-9 of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres. She has been a delegate to or committee member of library organizations such as the Music Library Association, the International Federation of Library Associations and the Canadian Music Centre. She has contributed articles to musical and bibliographical journals and to EMC. Her husband, Nikolas Bryce, is librarian of the NACO.
See also Bibliographies for John Lovell and Publishing.