Maria Bauer

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Maria Bauer
Profession circus assistant director
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Born 1902-11-12 Wunstorf in Switzerland
Dead 1991-11-29 Lausen, by Hallau in Switzerland

Spouse(s) Dominik Gasser Sr.

Country Switzerland

Title assistant director 1926-
Location at Circus Gasser-Olympia in Switzerland

Title artist
Location at Circus Bauer in Switzerland

Biography details

Maria Bauer , circus assistant director in Switzerland

Born 1902-11-12 in Switzerland dead 1991-11-29 in Switzerland , daughter of director Ludwig Bauer .

Maria, born November 12, 1902 in Wunstorf, died November 29, 1991 in Lausen, by Hallau SH, daughter of Ludwig Bauer, tightrope walker, circus entrepreneur, and Anna Wittmann von Gundolsheim, Alsace.

Marriage 1926 Dominikus Gasser, artist, circus entrepreneur, von Hallau SH. Tightrope walker, acrobat, director of Circus Olympia, mother of eight children, all active in national and international artistry.

Lost both legs in a car accident. Travels with the company for another 30 years, cared for by her daughter-in-law. Spends the last years of her life with her daughter in Lausen.


Total: 5 children

  1. Born: . Karl Gasser
  2. Born: ?. Anton Gasser
  3. Born: 1931. Dead: † 1998 Dominik Gasser Jr.
  4. Born: 1934?. Dead: † 2021 Ernest Gasser
  5. Born: 1937?. Dead: † 2021 Frank Gasser

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Born: 1871

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). assistant director Maria Bauer in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories assistant director | circus | Circus Gasser-Olympia | Bauer family | Born 1902 | Dead 1991 | People from Switzerland

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