The Circus Ring of Fame Inductees

Fredonias Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductees


Famous as Risley Performers, this family dates their act to Germany in the 1930s. Following dates with the Bertram Mills at the Olympia in London

Italo Fornasari and Family Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductees

Italo Fornasari and Family

Italo Fornasari, one of the circus world’s most esteemed comedic talents, and his family have influenced the art of clowning in virtually every field of

Irvin Feld and Kenneth Feld Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductees

Irvin Feld and Kenneth Feld

  From Wikipedia: Irvin Feld (May 19, 1918 – September 6, 1984) was a business entrepreneur who built a chain of record stores, promoted rock

LaNorma Fox Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

La Norma Fox

LaNorma Fox Information courtesy of Circus4Youth and Circus Fans Association of America. Mrs. Norma Fox started in circus at age thirteen. She says, “I got

The highest of achievements in circus arts and culture is celebrated annually in Sarasota, Florida. The Circus Ring of Fame Foundation organizes and hosts the dignified ceremony on beautiful St. Armands Circle before thousands of admirers. The end result is part Academy Awards “Lifetime Achievement”mixed with a Hollywood Walk of Fame style plaque, representing permanent recognition for the artist. After the ceremony, the inductees remove elegant red velvet covers revealing large bronze wagon wheels and biographical plaques, providing a synopsis of their lifelong contribution to circus arts and culture.

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