...some legitimacy, the Flying Gaonas. And indeed, this has happened. To the circus world, however, there has been one and only one Flying Gaonas: the act in w
Victor Gaona Murillo (1925-2016) was born to an old, prolific Mexican circus family that traces its roots to the Circo Gaona y León, created in 1891 by
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==Circus Owner and Director==
...unced the "Death of Britain’s Nº 1 Showman" and the "King of the Modern Circus," indicating the unrivalled position in which the showman was revered.
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...rres_Cole_Bros.jpeg|thumb|left|400px|Rob Torres at Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus (c.1993)]]While in high school, he was a member of the cross-country track
...Upon graduation, he toured for three years with [[Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus]], where he honed his comedic skills in front of large audiences and develo
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...d been a center-ring headliner with [[Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey]] Circus in the United States for seven consecutive seasons. She was also courageous
...troubles, and in an area also totally devoid of competition. (The Spanish circus scene at the time was particularly active.)
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...have made his one of the great names of the twentieth century’s European circus.
...]], a French equestrian who had settled in Sweden, where he originated his circus dynasty in the 19th century.
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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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==Animal Trainer, Circus Owner==
...rainer and circus owner, third-generation of one of the few truly American circus dynasties. He was born on January 15, 1931 in St. Peter, Minnesota to Milto
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...oved to Brooklyn, New York, when Gene was still a child. He wanted to be a circus artist; it was not just a vague childhood dream: As a teenager, he began to
...t was indeed a great exposure, which was duly noticed by the press and the circus community—and by Ed Sullivan who invited Mendez to his television sho
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...espected elephant trainers, and a true legend of the 20th century American circus. He devoted his lifetime to the care, training, and presentation of elephan
...ear-old, Rex followed the old saying: He ran away from home and joined the circus. There, he soon fell in love with animals.
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...Sarasota area, which has been home to a significant number of circuses and circus performers since [[The Ringling Brothers|John and Charles Ringing]] moved t
...ar a large crowd of circus artists, executives, and members of the greater circus arts appreciation community, who gather to honor the inductees, past and pr
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...ing else that rendered her "generally useful," as was what was expected of circus performers in those days.
...Haag show, she continued her circus apprenticeship on the [[Sam B. Dill's Circus]] in 1930; she had by now a trapeze act to which she added a cloud swing an
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