Hans Stosch-Sarrasani Sr.

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Hans Stosch-Sarrasani Sr.
Hans  Stosch
Hans Stosch-Sarrasani
Personal details
Country Germany

Work locations
Title owner 1902-1934
Location at Circus Sarrasani in Germany

Relevant literature
Biography details

Hans Stosch Sr., circus director in Germany

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1902: Hans Stosch (artist name Giovanni Sarrasani) founded Circus Sarrasani 1902 in Dresden. In the same year he bought his first elephant, an Asian elephant trained to ride on bicycle, from Hagenbecks. Sarrasani later bought 7 elephants from director Pinkert in Leipzig Zoo (Source: Rudolf Kludsky).

1914: Sarrasani bought Circus Henry

1934-09-21: Hans Stosch-Sarrasani died on tour in Sao Paolo, and Hans Stosch-Sarrasani Jr. (1897 – 1941) took over the circus.

Family


Total: 2 children

  1. Hedwig Brandt. Born: 1896-03-01. Dead: † 1957-02-28
  2. Hans Stosch-Sarrasani Jr.. Born: 1897. Dead: † 1941

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). director Hans Stosch in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1273. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Raffael de Ritis, Italy
  • Laszlo Szigeti, Hungary
  • Jim Clubb, UK.
  • Page 43, Könige der Manege by Rudolf Kludsky (in german)
  • Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • http://dresden.stadtwiki.de/wiki/Zirkus_Sarrasani

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