Emil Wacker

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Emil Wacker
Emil  Wacker

Personal details

Spouse(s) Micaela Busch

Country Germany

Title owner 1949-1957
Location at Circus Apollo in Germany

Title director -1937
Location at Circus Busch (Paul Busch) in Germany

Title agent-1962
Location at Circus Willy Hagenbeck in Germany

Biography details

Emil Wacker , circus director in Germany

dead 1967-06-08 .

1935: Paula Busch and Emil Wacker bought most of Circus Strassburger, from Adolf Strassburger Jr., since the Strassburger fled to Netherlands, during the german Nazi period.
1936: Micaela Busch married Emil Wacker, who was directing circus Busch.
1937: Emil and Micaelas son Paul Busch Jr. was born.
1948: The last show for Circus Busch, and Paula went to her daughter Micaela in Sweden, where Micaela and Emil Wacker had a circus.
1949: After divorce from Micaela, Emil Wacker became owner of Circus Apollo.
1956-1958: rented out Circus Apollo to Hans Kossmayer and his wife Helene Kossmayer.
1967-06-08: Emil Wacker died 67 years old in Vienna, leaving his second wife Margarete.


Total: 1 children

  1. Paul Busch Jr.. Born: 1937-03-15.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Emil Wacker in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=235. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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