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Where The Music Was Playing In Tidewater, Virginia and Beyond

Where The Music Was Playing In Tidewater, Virginia and Beyond

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Hardback
9798987229576
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12/15/2023
Dementi Milestone Publishing
WORLD
8 X 10 in
536 pg

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Where the Music Was Playing In Tidewatre, Virginia documents the 40 year career of renowned, award-winning Richmond, Virginia, photographer, Frank A. Dementi. This book of photographs, and the news they illustrated, chronicles the notable people, landscape and events recorded in Richmond from 1942 - 1982.

Brian A. Dementi Patricia L. Dementi
Author Bio

Dr. Brian A. Dementi is a native Richmonder. Brian graduated from Hampden-Sydney College and pursued a graduate degree at the Medical College of Virginia. The elder son of Frank Dementi, Brian was eight when his father had the exclusive opportunity to photograph Churchill and Eisenhower in the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg on March 1, 1946. He grew up repeatedly hearing Frank’s stories of the many events he had covered and the many famous people he had met and photographed. After a career as a biochemist and toxicologist, largely spent at the Environmental Protection Agency. He has spent much time cataloguing and “informing” his father’s photos, with the goal of publishing the pictures, their context, and Frank’s stories. This book represents the first of two volumes with the same theme, “Where The Music Was Playing,” this book featuring events in and around Richmond.
Patricia (Pat) Long Dementi is a native Richmonder also. She met Brian in a science class at the University of Richmond after he graduated from Hampden-Sydney College. She also pursued a graduate degree at the Medical College of Virginia. Pat joined the Dementi family in 1967. She taught biology at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia for twenty-eight years.