B.T. reports that the father of Countess Alexandra of Frederiksborg, formerly Princess Alexandra of Denmark, Richard Manley has passed away January 13. He had been ill, and his wife and his three daughters were at his bedside at the hospital in Vienna, Austria.
The Manleys moved to Austria from Denmark after Prince Joachim became engaged to Marie Cavallier. Previously, they had been living on Schackenborg estate.
Richard Manley was born in Shanghai in 1924. He became 85 years old.
Here is a translation of some of the questions and answers from the recent interview with Countess Alexandra in Danish fashion magazine: Costume. Not everything has been translated, but I tried to incorporate a variety of the subject she talked about.
If you have the possibility to pick up the magazine, and can read Danish, I recommend doing so. The pictures inside are a lot less photo-shopped than the cover is, that is for sure.
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