Juggling Greats of the Past (K – Z): A Video Survey

It happened again yesterday. A juggler contacted me and asked if there was one place online that they could turn to where they could see videos of the great jugglers of the past. I told them that there really wasn’t one place and ended up supplying them with a tons of various links. This has happened before, so there is …

Juggling Greats of the Past (A – J): A Video Survey

It happened again yesterday. A juggler contacted me and asked if there was one place online that they could turn to where they could see videos of the great jugglers of the past. I told them that there really wasn’t one place and ended up supplying them with a tons of various links. This has happened before, so there is …

Felovis

Felovis was a juggler from Neuchatel, Switzerland, born Georges Marti in 1891. His family moved to Geneva when he was 9 years old. As a young teenager, while still a student and hobbyist, he performed his first show, which was a big success. He worked as an architect, but his hobby of juggling led him to pursue performing as a …

eJuggle 5 Ball 30 Second Routine Video Challenge

  In the late 2000s, Anthony Gatto created a series of challenges where jugglers could create 30-second-long videos of themselves performing an unedited routine using a number and type of prop specified by Anthony. All of the videos had to be placed online by a certain date and then jugglers could vote on which video they thought was the best. …

In Search Of Lost Juggling Treasures

The Vin Carey Collection Vin Carey (1898 -1975) was a founding member of the IJA and a former president of the organization. In addition to being a professional magician, clown, and juggler, he was an early collector of juggling props and memorabilia. He owned an incredible collection of props from the early days of vaudeville. The February 1952 IJA Newsletter …

Erik Van Aro

Erik Van Aro was born Gerd Eric Horst Scholz in Berlin in 1926 into a family of jugglers. He learned to juggle at a young age and also studied violin. Eventually, Erik traveled and performed with his family’s juggling act, the Aro Company. Debuting as a juggler in 1942, he was performing 9 rings by the next year. In 1946, …

Non-Juggling Juggler Trivia Contest – The Answers and Winner

In most trivia contests about jugglers, we obviously focus on their juggling achievements. However, many jugglers have been successful in other endeavors or have a family member who is particularly noteworthy.  Here are the questions and answers to the recent trivia contest focusing on the non-juggling achievements of jugglers or their close family members. A. What IJA Champion has won …

Non-Juggling Juggler Trivia Contest

In most trivia contests about jugglers, we obviously focus on their juggling achievements. However, many jugglers have been successful in other endeavors or have a family member who is particularly noteworthy.  The first person to correctly answer the following questions by emailing me the answers at davidcainjuggler@hotmail.com will receive a free one year membership to the IJA and a $20 …

Domingo Ferrer Falcon Romero Obituary

Domingo Ferrer Falcon Romero died on April 3, 2020 at the age of 76 in Havana, Cuba. He awas born April 5, 1943. Domingo was known as a juggler and teacher at the National Circus School of Cuba. He began his career in 1958 at Circo La Bayamesa. He was a member of the successful juggling group Los Coronados, who …