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Circus Schumann (Max and Albert Schumann) in Denmark
1914: Circus Schumann Bros. was founded in 1914 by Gotthold Schumanns three grandsons: Willy (1880-1936), Ernst (1884-1960) and Oscar (1886-1954)
1954: The circus belonged to the brothers Albert (1915-2001) and Max (1916-2004). Albert was married to Pauline Rivel (daughter of the famous clown Charlie Rivel) and has the son Benny Schumann. Max Schumann has the daughter Katja (born 1949), married to Poul Binder of New Yorks circus Big Apple.