Category:Artists and Acts
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Dora Rogge was born in October 1933 in Germany to a well-known circus family; her grandmother was Leopoldine Lange (1873-1956), and her cousins were the celebrated Mascotts sisters. Dora began performing in the ring at age six with her sisters, Gerda and Vera. In time, the three Rogge Sisters developed a rolling globe act in which they ascended narrow inclined ramps to reach a set of elevated platforms. It eventually became one of Europe’s most celebrated numbers of the genre: The Rogge Sisters had revived a specialty that had not been seen for a long time in the circus—and their act was subsequently widely copied by other artistes. (more...)
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