Julius Lorch

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

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

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, (2024). artist Julius Lorch in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1192. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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