Mary Willan Mason graduated from University College, University of Toronto. A journalist, art music and drama critic, editor and director of a non-profit arts federation, she is an award-winning author. She is the mother of one son, has two grandchildren and lives in Toronto.
As the daughter of the late Healey Willan, Mrs. Mason has managed the Musical Estate of Healey Willan, fostering his music, managing royalties, permissions and copyrights, etc. since his death in 1968. With great zeal and fervor, she has tirelessly promoted his music in publications, recordings and in performances.
In June, 2011, Mary Willan Mason assigned the responsibility of continuing the musical legacy of Healey Willan to the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, Illinois, USA, by legally entrusting his musical estate to the Canons with Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC, as Trustee of the Estate. Read an article by Mary Willan Mason by clicking here.
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