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Reading  |  Robert M. Giannetti with Violist Leslie Bahler

part of M&T Second Friday

Friday, November 10, 2017, 7:30 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Robert M. Giannetti, former owner of Bob’s Olde Books in Lewiston, New York, received his B.A. from Niagara University and a Ph.D. in Renaissance English literature from Duquesne University. After Army service, several teaching assignments, a stint on a garbage truck, foundation work, and business ventures around the country he returned to Western New York in 2006 to focus on writing, bookselling, and collaborative work with artists and musicians. He has appeared in concert with the Harmonia Chamber Singers and as part of the duo, Voice and Viola, he founded with classical violist, Leslie Bahler. Publications include two books of poetry, Drawn by the Creek and Winter Vision, the latter of which was translated and published in Poland in a bilingual edition which was named Best Book of Poetry at an international literary festival in 2011. The University at Buffalo’s Poetry Collection also published a limited edition chapbook of his poems in celebration of National Poetry Month, April, 2014. 

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