Giulia Lorimer

Born in Switzerland, Giulia Daneo Lorimer was the daughter of an Italian diplomat and an American mother. She spent her childhood in Bulgaria. In 1943, her family returned to Italy on board the Orient Express. In 1947, her father was appointed Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. While in the United States, she met her husband George Lorimer. The couple married in 1951 and had 11 children together.
Lorimer and her husband moved to Italy in 1955 and settled in Scandicci (Florence). In 1975, she was one of the founding members of the band Whisky Trail, which recorded 11 albums and performed in many concerts. In the 1990s, she directed the Centro Arles association. On 22 May 2001, she received the “Filo d’argento” prize.
Giulia Lorimer died on 11 September 2021 at the age of 89.

by Giulia Lorimer