Born: 1918

Died: c. April 16, 2002

Married: Count Lorenzo Paolozzi

Children: Fashion model and socialite Christina Bellin, Francesca

Countess Alicia Spaulding Paolozzi, born Christina Spaulding, was a United Fruit Company heiress, 1 a philanthropist, activist, businesswoman and pioneering sportswoman who helped launch and shape the Spoleto festivals in Italy and in Charleston, South Carolina. She was born to a wealthy Boston banking family. She married Count Lorenzo Paolozzi, an Italian architect and artist. They lived in Rome and Spoleto, Italy.

She spent many summers at the family camp on Birch Island in Upper St. Regis Lake. She is buried in the cemetery at St. John's in the Wilderness.

The Spaulding-Paolozzi Foundation was founded by Countess Paolozzi to support efforts concerning the environment, the sustainability of agriculture, issues involving the elderly and issues involving women.




1. Wikipedia:Christina Bellin