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  • ...r mother, Gertrude, was a member of the [[Reichenback Family|Reichenbach]] circus family. A physically powerful woman, Gertrude acquired fame with an elegant ...lace, and a four-year contract with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus from 1928 through 1933. There, she occupied a center-ring position in a pro
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  • ...nal clown character that stands as one of the twentieth century's greatest circus icons. ...s, the brothers began performing a trapeze act. Pedro later joined another circus, Circo Alegría, where he met—and later married—a French acroba
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  • ...e world’s oldest extant circus building. It is also the world’s oldest circus still in activity: It opened its doors in 1852. Its address, at 110 rue Ame ...e (Paris)|Cirque Olympique]], located some five hundred yards from his new circus, on the portion of the Boulevard du Temple that disappeared in 1862, during
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  • ...rt biographical note, that: "I gained my first experience in my father’s circus touring Australia and did my first act at the age of three, an act consisti ...s. Old Con seems to have made up his mind to get his family started in the circus business, a hard life—but a lucrative one if a family of performers c
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  • ...r of [[Pierre Périé]], the owner of a highly respected French provincial circus before WWII. ...irschke]] (1920-2001), with whom the Medinis shared a bill at Vienna’s [[Circus Renz]]. From then on, Italo began training in a specialty for which he show
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  • ...Pedro and Juan began performing a trapeze act. Pedro later joined another circus, Circo Alegría, where he met—and later married—a French acroba ...name Boby) and Polo performed their first clown entrée in the new family circus.
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  • ...enough, Ernst would give him a solid "rap" on the head. Indeed, like many circus performers of his generation, Walter felt that life was tough for him as a ...ch, the Wintergarten’s director. Schuch, who was indeed a savvy judge of circus and variety acts, liked to see young artists try new things, and he made a
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  • ==Circus Owner, Magician== ...its reputation and is still recognized today (2020) as Norway’s premier circus.
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  • ..., 1881-1965, and Alessandro Briatore, 1870-1960), who came from an Italian circus family, were among Europe's most celebrated clowns. In Paris, they dethrone ...nni, Adele, Pietro, and Alessandro (the future Alex). Giuseppe ran his own circus for a brief time, and then created a troupe of acrobats on horseback with h
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