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  • ...cus Arts. Its enormous success soon put the school in the shadows, and the circus took over as the principal activity of the organization. It became one of t ...’s prestigious Lincoln Center for The Performing Arts. The new Big Apple Circus quickly abandoned its spring-summer tours of the northeast United States an
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  • ...circus, ''Circo Reina Victoria''; Paulina was, therefore, thrown into the circus world from the very moment she first opened her eyes. The family grew larger with the birth of two other brothers, Charlie Junior and Valentino. In 1930, the Rivels embarked on a long tour
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  • ==Circus Owners, Equestrians, Animal Trainers, Acrobats, Aerialists== ...toured in about thirty countries. The Tognis have also always excelled in circus engineering: they are credited with several technical innovations, includin
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  • ==Circus Owner, Animal Trainer== ...the most famous performer of the Togni dynasty, and the first true popular circus star in Italy. He entered the ring at age seven, as a young equestrian in a
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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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  • ...lias, and Terezas, all bearing the Durov name, they have given the Russian circus an impressive number of talented clowns, animal trainers, and entertainment In Soviet circus lore, Anatoly and Vladimir Durov are often associated with the Bolshevik re
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  • == THE CIRCUS OF COPENHAGEN == ''By Johan Vinberg, Swedish Circus Academy''
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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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  • ==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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  • ==Circus Owner and Director== ...break for National Service in the Royal Air Force. After the Bertram Mills Circus closed down in 1967, he and Cyril Mills remained close friends.''
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  • Over many years, Norman Barrett has become the most loved and best known circus personality in Great Britain—regarded as "The World’s Greatest Ring ===Barrett’s Canadian Circus===
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  • ...go) of one of the trio's original members, [[Charlie Rivel]], who left his brothers in 1935 to replicate the family act with other, anonymous partners and even ...Pedro and Juan 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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  • ...(Oftentimes, what seems spectacular on the stage loses its efficiency in a circus ring, which is a far more challenging performing space.) ...[[The Andreu-Rivels]], Charlie Rivel’s family act, with [[Bertram Mills Circus]]; and Valentino in Brussels. They all began performing at a tender age, wo
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  • ...and during the Soviet regime, originated one of Russia’s most important circus dynasties. Their name still resonates today in Russian lore and culture, an To the circus historian, however, finding one’s way into the intricacy of their expande
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  • ...common denominator between Roman and modern circuses is the word itself, ''circus'', which means in Latin as in English, "circle". ===Philip Astley: The Father Of The Modern Circus===
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  • ...n iconic figure of Britain’s premier circus at the time, [[Bertram Mills Circus]]. In addition to his professional work, he was also noted for his charitab ...uthwestern Latvia, which was then part of the Russian Empire. He had seven brothers and sisters.
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  • ==Acrobats, Circus Owners and Directors== ...n. He was also a writer and magazine editor, and he wrote two books on the circus that were published soon after his death.
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  • ..., where they performed extensively on international tours of the "[[Moscow Circus]]." Kio’s illusions had a unique particularity: they were created to be p ...more than their illustrious father, who was a bona fide star of the Soviet circus, Emil, Jr. and Igor became celebrities in their own right; they appeared on
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  • ...ntury, under a succession of owners of more or less legitimate lineage. In circus lore, Sarrasani is still a fabled name that evokes a history of epic propor ==HANS STOSCH’S CIRCUS SARRASANI==
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  • ...0s. The act originated in 1957 as a trio, with Anna Arata, and her younger brothers, Billy and Vittorio. At that time, Anna performed an amazing wire crossing ...Guido. Guido (1911-?) married Cleofe Denji, who came from another Italian circus family, and together they had three children, Anna (b. January 5, 1940), Vi
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