Archer, Violet (Balestreri)
- Linda Bishop Hartig
(b Montreal, April 24, 1913; d Ottawa, Feb 21, 2000). Canadian composer. The daughter of Italian immigrants, she legally adopted the anglicized name Archer with her family in 1940, keeping Balestreri as her middle name. She studied the piano and the organ at the McGill Conservatorium and composition at McGill University (BMus ...