Louis Lorch

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Louis Lorch
Profession circus director
Personal details
Born 1847-07-14 Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg in Germany
Dead 1924 Buenos Aires in Bangladesh

Spouse(s) Johanna Meyer

Country Germany

Title artist 1923-1924
Location at Circus Sarrasani in Germany

Title artist 1909-1912
Location at Ringling Bros. Circus in United States

Title owner 1901-
Location at Circus Lorch in Germany

Biography details

Louis Lorch , circus director in Germany

Born 1847-07-14 in Germany dead 1924 in Bangladesh , son of director Hirsch Lorch .

Louis (1847-1924), was born in Lörrach, in Baden-Württemberg, on July 14, 1847.

Louis continued to travel with his family until his death in 1924—after which his eldest son, Julius (1875-1942), born December 11, 1875 in Neuwied-am-Rhein, succeeded him as head of the troupe.


Total: 11 children

  1. Julius Lorch. Born: 1875-12-11.
  2. Rosa Lorch. Born: 1876.
  3. Rosa Lorch. Born: 1876. Dead: † 1959
  4. Jeanette Lorch. Born: 1879. Dead: † 1954
  5. Arthur Lorch. Born: 1881. Dead: † 1942
  6. Helene Lorch. Born: 1883.
  7. Eugen Lorch. Born: 1885. Dead: † 1943
  8. Adolph Lorch. Born: 1887. Dead: † 1940
  9. Felix Lorch. Born: 1888. Dead: † 1891
  10. Hedwig Lorch. Born: 1890. Dead: † 1966
  11. Rudolf Lorch. Born: 1893. Dead: † 1944


Siblings through the father Hirsch Lorch (1817 -- 1901):

  1. Adolf Lorch Born 1845-05-04 Dead: † 1918

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Born: 1847-07-14

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Born: 1817

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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Louis Lorch in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1191. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories director | circus | Circus Sarrasani | Lorch family | Born 1847 | Dead 1924 | People from Germany

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