Friday, November 22, 2019

Princess Maria Isabella to be honored at Imperial Ball

November 22, 1969

HRH Princess Maria Isabella of Savoy-Genoa will be the guest of honor at the 15th Imperial Ball on December 10 at the Plaza Hotel, reports the New York Times. 

The ball will benefit the Hospitalized Veterans Service of the Musicians Emergency Fund.

The 26-year-old Princess is the only child of HRH Prince Eugenio Alfonso Carlo Maria Giuseppe, Duke of Ancona, and his wife, HRH Princess Lucia of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies. 

 She lives with her parents on their coffee plantation in Parana, Brazil.  She is "an expert horsewoman and loves music.    Her father is a cousin of the late King Vittorio Emanuele III of Italy.

The Princess's name has not yet been "linked romantically with anyone titled or untitled."

Her full name is Maria Isabella Elena Immacolata Barbara Anna Pace and she was born at Rome on June 23, 1943.

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