Baroness Stefania von Kories zu Goetzen (1939 – 2013)

American born von Kories zu Goetzen was heavily involved in The Residents’ Society of Mayfair & St. James’s and lived in grandeur on St. James’s Square. In an article in 1982, TIME accused her of being involved in a jewellery heist at the Ritz Paris. They were later forced to issue an apology. A portrait of the Baroness by Pietro Annigoni, started in Italy in the 1960s and still incomplete at the artist’s death, was so large that she was forced to move from Eaton Square to accommodate it. “I am an artist, not an architect”, he told her, before concluding: “Buy a new house”.

The Roll Call - SOCIAL BUTTERFLIES

1

Elvira Mullens Barney (1904 – 1936)

2

Kyra Kennedy

3

Theresa Doyle (AKA ‘The Grim Eater’ and ‘The Phantom Mourner’)

4

Andrew Warren

5

Gianna Lahainer

6

Jeffrey Slonim (1960 – 2016)

7

Oliver Rothschild (AKA “The Fake Rothschild”)

8

The Inspector Clouseau lookalike

9

The Ranting Crasher

10

Sabine Getty (née Ghanem, AKA ‘Sabine G’)

11

Maya Henry (AKA “The It Girl with a Heart of Gold”)

12

Judy Taubman (previously Judith Mazor Rounick, née Jehudit Mazor)

13

Danielle Rollins

14

The Iain Duncan Smith lookalike

15

Lara Asprey (AKA “Lady Lara”)

16

Debbie Bancroft

17

Alexandra Tolstoy FRGS

18

Lady Elizabeth Anson

19

Charlene Marshall (AKA “Miss Piggy”, née Charlene Detwyler Tyler and previously Charlene Gilbert)

20

Thomas Gilbert Jr.

21

Lynn Wyatt (née Lynn Sakowitz)

22

Peter Cary Peterson (AKA “PC”)

23

Sara Vestin Rahmani

24

Hermé de Wyman Miro

25

Kathy Prounis

26

Elyse Newhouse (née Elyse Applebaum)

27

Manthe Penton Harrap

28

Denis Doble

29

Justin Fichelson

30

Lady Annabel Goldsmith

31

Bienvenida Buck (AKA “The Spanish Firecracker”, born Bienvenida Perez-Blanco)

32

Randy Harris

33

Marcus Prinz von Anhalt (born Marcus Edward Eberhardt)

34

Solomon Akhtar

35

David West (also known as “Dave West” and “Lord David West of the Manor of Hollesley”, 1944 – 2014)

36

Brian Crawford ( – October 2014)

37

James Gartshore-Boulter

38

Alessandro Carnicella

39

Cole Rumbough

40

Ivan Pun

41

Fernande Grudet (AKA 'Madame Claude')

42

Christie Brinkley

43

Scott Harvey-Nicholls

44

Sally Farmiloe-Neville (1954 – 2014)

45

Nicky Rothschild (née Nicky Hilton)

46

Mr Frizzy

47

The art loving duo

48

Lady Joan Oliphant Fraser

49

Ruth Madoff (née Ruth Alpern)

50

Grant Harrold

51

Denise Eisenberg Rich

52

Tamsin Lonsdale

53

“Lady” Sandra Bates

54

Alice de Janzé (nee Alice Silverthorne and also known as Alice de Trafford and Comtesse de Janzé, 1899 – 1941)

55

Miriam “Muffie” Potter Aston

56

Candy Spelling

57

The Bouquet of Christie's

58

Donna Air

59

The Julian Assange lookalike

60

David Patrick Columbia

61

Baroness Gabriella Langer von Langendorff

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Baroness Stefania von Kories zu Goetzen (1939 – 2013)

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The Autograph Hunter

64

Fernando Peire

65

Alexandra “Lexi” Abrams

66

Georgia Davies

67

David Pun

68

Ricardo Garcia

69

Nell Diamond

70

John B. Goodman

71

Holly Candy (born Holly Rachel Vukadinović)

72

Euan Rellie

73

Orlando Hamilton

74

Paris Hilton

75

Jacqueline Branston

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  1. NOTICE OF DEATH: Baroness Stefania, peacefully on 24th March in St Thomas’ Hospital, Lambeth. Requiem Mass at The Church of The Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, London W1K 3AH on Monday 8th April at 11 a.m. No flowers please, but donations in lieu, if desired, in favour of the British Red Cross and all enquiries c/o A France & Son, 45 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1N 3NH. Tel: 020 7405 4901.

  2. I’m really sorry for the lost of this Lady, but I know She’ll leave something very important for remembering Her
    permanently and prominently

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