Severus Schaffer

Severus Schaffer (1867-1950) was one of the brightest juggling stars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Severus was son of juggler and circus artist Karl Johann Schaeffer, younger brother of early gentleman juggler Sylvester Schaeffer, and uncle to famed juggler and variety artist Sylvester Schaeffer Jr. His father was Czech, but Severus was born in Austria, where the …