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Elly Strassburger

From the list of elephant persons Family: Strassburger

Elly Strassburger
Sophia  Strassburger
Elly Strassburger and Harry Belli
Personal details

Spouse(s) 1957 Harry Belli

Country Germany

Work locations
Title director -
Location at Circus Strassburger in Netherlands

Biography details

Sophia Eleonora Strassburger , zoo director in Germany

Born ? in Germany in Germany , daughter of director Adolf Strassburger Jr. .

1953: Toured in Sweden again, in cooperation with Cirkus Mijares-Schreiber. After Karl Strassburger died in 1953 in Trelleborg, the sisters Regina Strassburger and Elly Strassburger tok over the management of the circus.

1955 and 1955: Strassburger toured with Circus Scott in Sweden.

1957: Harry Belli married Elly Strassburger in 1957.

In 1961, 1962 and 1963 the Circus Strassburger did not go on tour, but in those years Harry Belli went on tour in Holland as Circus Belli. The tiger on the horse-act was very spectacular, there where two little dogs in it as well. Harry was with this act also in Argentina, and when his circus stopped he went with this act to several other countries.
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Siblings through the father Adolf Strassburger Jr. (?-?):

  1. Hans Strassburger
  2. Leopold Strassburger
  3. Regina Strassburger
  4. Rosa Strassburger

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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). director Adolf Strassburger in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=882. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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