Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Gianni Agnelli's Widow Marella Dies, Age 91

Began thoust Day per Tipicali, perusing the New York Times Obituary section Monday morning and was immediately grabbed by the name Agnelli, albeit it was Gianni's widow Marella's turn to take thou Chequered Flag.

Although I must say I never even knew her name until now, and the main thing I recall about her husband  Gianni, is that the Ferrari Formula 1 chassis Michael Schumacher used to break Juan Manuel Fangio's record of Five F1 World Championships with in '03, was designated the Ferrari F2003GA in tribute to the FIAT Boss's passing.

And although Marella, who was Princess Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto presumably grew up in an Aristocratic setting, nevertheless as she mused in a 2014 Vanity Fair interview, she soon learned that the Agnelli way of life was something she wasn't accustomed too...