Zelda (b Cohen) Heller. Administrator, music and drama critic, b New Brunswick, NJ, 2 Dec 1922, died Victoria 4 Aug 2012, naturalized Canadian 1972; B SC (Juilliard) 1945, MA (Columbia) 1948. Zelda Heller settled in Montreal in 1960 and became music critic 1965-8 for the Gazette and wrote dance and theatre criticism 1968-72 for the Montreal Star. She was director of performing arts 1972-4 for the federal department of the Secretary of State and consultant 1974-6 to the drama department of CBC TV in Toronto. She served 1976-80 as music officer of the Ontario Arts Council and subsequently became special adviser 1980-2 to the National Arts Centre. She worked 1982-9 at the Ministry of Communications in Ottawa. She was married to the pianist Irving Heller.