Julius Lorch

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Julius Lorch
Profession circus artist
Personal details
Born 1875-12-11
Country Germany

Work locations
Title owner 1927-1930
Location at Circus Lorch in Germany

Title artist 1923-1925
Location at Circus Sarrasani in Germany

Biography details

Julius Lorch , circus artist in Germany

Born 1875-12-11 , son of director Louis Lorch and artist Johanna Meyer .

Louis Lorch married Johanna Meyer (1852-1939), the daughter of a butcher; together they had ten children: The aforementioned Julius (1875-1942) and Rosa (1876-1959), Jeanette (1879-1954), Arthur (1881-1942), Helene (b.1883), Eugen (1885-1943), Adolph (1887-1940), Felix (1888-1891), Hedwig (1890-1966), and Rudolf (1893-1944). Several of them participated in the Risley act.

Louis Lorch 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: 1 children

  1. Alice Lorch.


Siblings through the father Louis Lorch (1847-07-14-1924):

  1. Rosa Lorch
  2. Rosa Lorch
  3. Jeanette Lorch
  4. Arthur Lorch
  5. Helene Lorch
  6. Eugen Lorch
  7. Adolph Lorch
  8. Felix Lorch
  9. Hedwig Lorch
  10. Rudolf Lorch

Julius Lorch s ancestral Ahnentafel:


Julius Lorch
Born: 1875-12-11

Louis Lorch

Born: 1847-07-14

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Hirsch Lorch

Born: 1817
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Johanna Meyer

Born: 1852

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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). artist Julius Lorch in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1192. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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