Francis Brunn From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Francis Brunn (15 November 1922
in Aschaffenburg , Germany – 28 May 2004 in Frankfurt am Main ,
Germany )  was a German juggler . Brunn took up juggling in 1939, joining
a traveling show that played all over Europe .
He moved to America to join
the Ringling Brothers circus. He twice performed for President Dwight D.
Eisenhower . He performed in Judy Garland’s show at the Palace Theatre in New
York in 1967. Though he is believed to have been the first performer to
juggle 10 rings,  he was best known for his seemingly simple, though very
difficult routines, often involving a single ball, that required great
Brunn helped Philippe Petit financially for the 1974 walk on a tightrope
between the Twin Towers of the New York City’s World Trade Center .  Brunn
retired in 1994.
Lottie Brunn Lottie Brunn (1925 – 2008) is
generally regarded as the fastest female juggler of all time. She and her
brother, Francis, were born in Germany and came to the United States in 1948.
She could perform 8 rings at the age of 14 and had a phenomenal career
performing all over the world.