Italian couple weds after meeting on balconies during COVID-19 lockdown

Oct 02, 2020 807

BY: Natalie O'Neill

Meet the “Romeo and Juliet” of the pandemic. A couple met on neighboring balconies during the coronavirus lockdown in Verona, Italy — where the tale of star-crossed lovers is set — and now they’re engaged to be married.

Michele D’Alpaos, 38, said it was love at first sight when he spotted Paola Agnelli, 40, performing a violin rendition of the Queen tune “We Are The Champions” to lift neighbors’ spirits on her sixth-floor terrace in mid-March, the Washington Post reported.

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