Circus Lorch in Germany


Circus Lorch
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Owner -1901: Hirsch Lorch
1901-: Adolf Lorch
1901-: Louis Lorch
1927-1930: Arthur Lorch
1927-1930: Rudolf Lorch
1927-1930: Julius Lorch
Country Germany

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Key People: Maud Lorch (animal trainer)

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Circus Lorch, Germany .


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The Lorch family was a highly respected Jewish circus family that owned a circus in Germany intermittently from the nineteenth century until 1930. Founded by Hirsch Lorch (1817-1901) in the second half of the nineteenth century, Circus Lorch was continued by his sons, Adolf Lorch (1845-1918), who was born in Manheim on May 4, 1845, and Louis Lorch (1847-1924), born in Lörrach, in Baden-Württemberg, on July 14, 1847. Before the turn of the twentieth century, the brothers worked in partnership, and their Circus Gebrüder Lorch traveled principally in southern Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

The family acts presented in the show included horsemanship and a remarkable Risley act performed by Louis’s children, which would acquire a towering reputation on the international circus and variety scene during the first half of the twentieth century. The circus maintained winter quarters in Eschollbrücken (today part of Pfungstadt, in the district of Darmstadt-Dieburg) in southern Hessen, where Hirsch Lorch and his family had settled in 1870.

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Koehl, Dan (2024). Circus Lorch, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3576. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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