Cassaro, James P(hilip)
- Jane Gottlieb
(b Buffalo, NY, 29 March, 1954). American music librarian and musicologist. He studied music and library science at the State University of New York at Buffalo (BA 1978, MLS 1980) and musicology at Cornell University (MA 1993). Prior to becoming Head of the Theodore M. Finney Music Library at the University of Pittsburgh, Cassaro worked at the University of Buffalo (1980), North Texas State University (1980–83), and Cornell University (1983–99). Cassaro has published widely in the areas of music librarianship, opera, and American music. Since 2004 he has served as editor of Notes, the journal of the Music Library Association (MLA). A past president of MLA (2001–3) and vice-president of The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (2004–9), he also has held several other key positions in both organizations and worked extensively on their behalf throughout his career....