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Count Rodolfo Crespi, International Fashion Figure, Dead at 61

September 7, 1985

NEW YORK (AP) _ Count Rodolfo Crespi, internationally known in fashion, society and publishing, has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 61.

Crespi died Friday at New York Hospital.

He was international director of Vogue Brasil and editorial director of Vogue Mexico, licensees of the Manhattan-based Conde Nast Publications, which owns American Vogue magazine.

Crespi, son and namesake of Count Rodolfo Crespi, was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He had homes in Manhattan, Rome and Sao Paulo.

Crespi operated a public-relations firm that promoted Italian fashions in the United States. He was also a vice president of Crespi S.A., an investment concern in Sao Paulo, and the United States representative of the Italian fashion house of Fendi.

Survivors include his wife, Countess Consuelo O’Connor Crespi, his mother, a son, a daughter and two grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was scheduled for Monday in New York City.

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