Former Station Owner, St. Paul City Councilman Vic Tedesco Dies At 92
March 18, 2015 at 12:04 PM (PT)
Condolences to former radio station owner, ST. PAUL city councilman, and musician VIC TEDESCO, who died MONDAY at 92, according to the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS.
TEDESCO and his brothers NICOLA and ALBERT owned 11 radio stations in the Upper MIDWEST and FLORIDA in the 1940s through 1970s, including WCOW-A (later WISK-A, KDWB-A, and WDGY-A, and now WREY-A) and KTCR-A-F (now KFXN-A and KTCZ) in the TWIN CITIES, WSHB-A (now WMGT-A)/STILLWATER, MN, and several more, and partnered with DON RILEY and JACK DOUGLAS in sports radio feature producer IMPALA PRODUCTIONS.
He was also on ST. PAUL's council for 20 years, 1966-86, served as Parks, Recreation and Public Buildings Commissioner in 1966-72, and played the saxophone in his eponymous big band. His memoir, "I Always Sang for My Father," written with PIONEER PRESS reporter TRUDI HAHN, was published in 2006.