'''Eden Brothers''' Circus [http://www.edencircus.com/ www.edencircus.com]
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Miss Mara, trapeze act, at the [[Spanischer National Circus]] (Circus Williams) in Germany (1962).
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...939, in Cartagena, where she performed a small trapeze act in her father's circus, Circo Florida. A very strong girl, both physically and psychologically, Ma
...Florida was performing. Three years later, when Miro Papadopoulos sold his circus to his brother, Cristóforo Cristo, Mara was free to strike out on her own.
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...el-Williams, tiger and elephants act, at the Spanischer National Circus ([[Circus Williams]]), 1962.
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...he Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra in PBS Television's ''The Pops Join The Circus''. The Ringmaster is [[Paul Binder]] (1985).
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...arkably gifted Indian Woodlands elephant that Buckles had purchased from a circus in 1951 when she was five years old. By then, Anna May was thirteen, and Be
...arship for the University of South Florida, but he chose to go back to the circus instead, and to continue working with elephants.
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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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...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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...esented by Ben Williams, with Stormy and Skye Williams, in the [[Big Apple Circus]] production of ''Ballerinas, Horses and Clowns...'' (1990-91).
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== The Circus On Tsvetnoy Boulevard ==
...cus, is another one. And in Moscow, there is Circus Nikulin—"the Old Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard."
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...Russia and Eastern Europe. His is by far the most famous (and most copied) circus clown in the world.
David is the first traditional circus auguste to have brilliantly synthesized the virtuosity of old musical augus
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...alented and charismatic performer, he was also, for circus enthusiasts and circus professionals around the world, one of the greatest animal trainers of the
[[File:Williamsbau_Koln.jpg|thumb|350px|left|Circus Williams in Cologne (1947)]]Max Gebel was drafted into the Wehrmacht and se
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Ben Williams & Anna May, elephant act, at the [[Big Apple Circus]] (1985)
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...928, in a family connected to show business and animals, albeit not to the circus: Heinz’s father was a movie stuntman who worked with horses for UFA in Be
...of the monumental [[Circus Busch]] in Berlin, and had reigned over a vast circus empire that included circuses in Altona, Hamburg, Breslau, and Vienna, and
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...the USSR) on February 18, 1972 in a family that was not connected with the circus: Both her parents worked for import-export companies. As a child, the mixtu
...ymnasts there did: she enrolled in Kiev’s State Institute of Variety and Circus Arts in Ukraine (still part of the Soviet Union at the time). The year was
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...oscow)|State College for Circus and Variety Arts]]—the famous Moscow Circus School.
...cus]]. In 1991, Kuznetsov left the Zemskov Troupe for Moscow’s [[Bolshoi Circus]], where he started working on a Russian Barre act of his own.
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...my, and the Woodcock elephants (Anna May, Ned, and Amy) in the [[Big Apple Circus]] production of ''Carnevale In Venice'' (1993).
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Ben Williams and Anna May, Elephant Act, in the [[Big Apple Circus]] production of ''Grandma Goes West'' (1989).
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...ed period of forty years, from 1939 through 1979, at Blackpool’s [[Tower Circus]], of which he became the undisputed star and, without a doubt, the most po
...an old French circus family of Italian origins—like so many ancient circus families anywhere else in the world. As for [[Jean-Marie Cairoli]] (1879-1
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[[File:Circus_Nikitin_in_Moscow.jpg|right|400px|thumb|Circus Nikitin in Moscow (c.1915)]]
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==Circus Director and Impresario==
...evements were the introduction of theatrical aesthetics into the traveling circus performance, a modern approach to public relations and marketing, his fores
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[[Category:Circuses|Spanischer National Circus]]
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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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...sconsin in 1854. As the feisty Babe would often say, "My family was in the circus when the Ringling brothers were still wearing wooden shoes."
...father's elephants, thus his nickname. At age 11, he began working in the circus as a candy butcher. But Buckles had other plans: in 1951, over his father's
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...Gerry Troupe was one of the most successful high wire acts on the European circus scene in the late forties, fifties, and early sixties. Starting in 1945, th
...ertram Mills Circus]] at Olympia and the [[Harringay Circus]] in London; [[Circus Strassburger]] in Holland. They also appeared outdoors in several amusement
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Gunther Gebel-Williams, elephant act, with Circus Williams's elephants in the long-running French TV show, ''[[La Piste aux E
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==Carola Williams And Her Circus==
...he Althoff Dynasty|Althoffs]], she ran from 1945 to 1968 a very successful circus, which presented elegant shows with excellent artists and outstanding eques
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[[Category:Circus Owners and Directors|Williams, Carola]]
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...d Acts|Williams, Harry]][[Category:Equestrians|Williams, Harry]][[Category:Circus Owners and Directors|Willams, Harry]]
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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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...Enders on April 16, 1935 in Köln (Cologne), Germany, to an old family of circus equestrians. His parents were Hugo Enders (1899-1952), a jockey and horse t
...von der Gathen (1908-1999), who was Alma’s sister and was married to the circus director and animal trainer [[Adolf Althoff]] (1913-1998). Adi was trained
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...ses in Moscow, [[Circus Nikulin]] on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, and the [[Bolshoi Circus]] (''bolshoi'' means ''big'', in Russian) on Vernadsky Avenue—and the
...Ciniselli (St. Petersburg)|Circus Ciniselli]] stands today. Tourniaire’s circus had only a short existence: it was bought back by the government of St. Pet
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...and the sheer artistry of his presentations make him indeed an outstanding circus artist.
...o, many great Russian animal trainers made their apprenticeship in the Zoo-Circus organization.
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...South Holland, in the Netherlands, to a family that was not related to the circus. As a young woman, Tini went on to work as a stenographer at the Dutch Defe
...the traditional winter season of [[Circus Strassburger]] in the legendary "circus-theater." The polar bears belonged to the Klant Zoo, created by [[Willy Hag
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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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==Aerialist, Acrobat, Animal Trainer, Circus Owner==
...ith her husband, [[The Hanneford Family|Tommy Hanneford]] (1927-2005). Her circus career, both as an artist and a producer, spanned the entire second half of
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...ed to settle in Germany, where he toured for a while with his own ''Moscow Circus''. Yet, his return to Russia in 2015, for the first (and short-lived) [[Mas
...en visited with his mother the "Old Circus" on Tsvetnoy Boulevard (today [[Circus Nikulin]]), and he remembered (in hindsight, perhaps a little disingenuousl
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Jeanette Williams and Gunther Gebel-Williams, liberty act, with Circus Williams's group of 24 Lipizzan horses trained by [[Fred Petoletti]], in th
* History: [[Circus Williams]]
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...rque Medrano holds a singular place in the Parisian cultural fabric and in circus history. From its beginnings as Cirque Fernando, in 1873, until the end of
...into genuine circus stars; appearing in its ring was a recognition for any circus artist. Its last performance under Jérôme Medrano’s reign in January 19
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There never have been many elephant acts in the Soviet and Russian circus. Several members of the [[The Durov Dynasty|Durov]] family have included on
...Circus Competition, the most prestigious talent competition of the Soviet circus world—which was then closed to the outside world. Yet, Aleksandr Korn
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=="Größter Circus Europas"==
...t circus building in Munich, the Kronebau, has been home to regular winter circus productions since 1919.
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==Acrobat, Animal Trainer, Circus Director==
...built true circus empires in their own countries equating in strength the circus empires of yore.
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...erty act from the [[Williams-Althoff Circus]], at the 19th [[International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo]]. The off-screen commentary is by [[Sergio]]. (199
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...man animal trainer [[Gerd Siemoneit]], who was performing that season at [[Circus Knie].
...s, Jürg was allowed to help Siemoneit with his cats at his [[Circus Barum|Circus Barum-Safari]]. In 1975, Siemoneit finally hired Jürg to become his assist
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...eat names of the past by taking good advantage of the struggle of some old circus luminaries to stage a comeback.
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==Gröẞter Rennbahn-Circus Europas==
...ee-ring circus and the refinement and intimacy of the traditional European circus.
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...alancing, in the German television show ''Telezirkus'', filmed at [[Circus Williams-Althoff]] (1984)
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...on the CBS Television show, ''Coliseum'' (1967) — ''Document: Tegge Circus Archives''
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...Sarasota wants to run away and join the circus, it is relatively easy: The circus is all over the place!
...rasota's fabled youth circus (today the Sailor Circus Academy, part of the Circus Arts Conservatory), and became a showgirl on the Ringling show.
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==Circus Owner and Producer==
...y Cottle seized the opportunity, and his name soon became synonymous with "circus" in the United Kingdom and would remain so until Cottle’s untimely death
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...father, Jean-Antoine, nor his mother, Louise, née Escoda, belonged to the circus. Paul was only seven years old when he lost his mother; he was adopted by L
...The animals frequently lived in the cage where they performed. Unlike in a circus ring's large steel arena, there was not much room to move to shelter in cas
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