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His father didn't come from a circus background: an Austrian of Jewish descent, he had left his hometown of Gratz when the Nazi came to power, and took refuge in Italy.
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Biography Raised in a family who owned the circus company Circus Orfei, Moira became the symbol of circus in Italy and attained international fame. She was photographed in various scenes as a rider, trapeze artist, acrobat, dominatrice of elephants and trainer of doves. Her excessively garish image mirrors her eccentric and exuberant personality. Liana Orfei born 6 June is an Italian actress and circus artist. She appeared in 37 films between and
The Casartelli Family
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They have used different titles over the years, most famously Medrano —a title they purchased from the Swoboda family of Austria, and which had no connection beside the use of its famous name with the legendary Parisian circus. The Casartellis run perhaps the most widely traveled circus organization in activity, having visited no less than twenty countries, some regularly, over the past sixty years as of —sometimes with up to three units touring simultaneously. They are also active in the safari and theme park business. In contrast with typical century-old Italian circus dynasties, the Casartelli family managed to become in just a few decades one of the largest circus families in Europe; it counts today about one hundred members. They have revived at its best the pre-war tradition of the great European traveling circuses-and-menagerie, with a large family-based company surrounded by some of the best acts in business. As artists, especially equestrians and animal trainers, the Casartellis won two Gold Clowns at the International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo in and , and they have given six command performances for four different Popes at the Vatican. The first known Casartelli active in the circus was Giuseppe Casartelli, who performed in the s—although not much is known of him.