1841-2004, bulk 1970-1994
English (Bulk), Russian, German, French, Japanese, Chinese, Taiwanese, Spanish, Danish, Czech
Bettye Allerton Maxwell Krolick was a musician, writer and former President of the National Braille Association. Krolick graduated from the Eastman School of Music where she met her husband, Edward John Krolick. She played violin for the San Antonio Symphony, Champaign-Urbana Symphony, Springfield Symphony while they lived in Illinois and in the Fort Collins, Greeley, and Cheyenne orchestras after they moved to Colorado in 1983. She compiled the New International Manual for Braille Music Notation (1996) as well as several other books on braille music including Dictionary of Braille Music Signs (1979) and How to Read Braille Music (1998). She was elected president of the NBA in 1987 and served for two years. Krolick also won the American Foundation for the Blind’s Migel Medal Award in the volunteer category in 1997. She died in 2011 at the age of 85.