VESLEMÖY HEINTZ holds a degree in history and musicology from Stockholm University. From 1972 to 1993 she worked at the Swedish Music History Archive and is now head of the Department of Documentation of the Music Library of Sweden in Stockholm. Ms. Heintz was Secretary General of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) from 1987 to 1995, and from 1995 to 1998 the President and from 1998-2001 the Past President of IAML. She was also chair of the Music Documentation Centres Branch of IAML from 1991 to 1993, is responsible for the Swedish RILM work, and was a member of the RIPM Commission Mixte.
Ms. Heintz has been a board member of the Swedish IAML branch and vice-president of the Swedish Musicological Society. She is responsible for the Bibliography of Swedish Literature on Music (published annually) and was one of the initiators of the Scandinavian RIPM project.