Former Bendigo historian takes out prize for book on Hector Crawford

ROZZI BAZZANI

ROZZI BAZZANI

A FORMER Bendigo woman’s meticulously researched book on media mogul Hector Crawford has won one of the top prizes at the Victorian Community History Awards.

Royal Historical Society Victoria president Don Garden and Rozzi Bazzani

Royal Historical Society Victoria president Don Garden and Rozzi Bazzani

Rozzi Bazzani, who now calls the Macedon Ranges home, took out the prestigious history publication award for her book Hector: The Story of Hector Crawford and Crawford Productions.

The writer won praise from the judges for her accessible narrative style in documenting the life and times of a “towering figure” in Australian history.

“These fantastic award winning projects document our history and the development of Victoria as we know it today,” said Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings.

“I want to congratulate every winner on their contribution.”

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