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Joseph Grimaldi

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  • Clowns assemble in London to honour Joseph Grimaldi

    Camilla as Queen? 'You never know'

  • This past Sunday tons of clowns filled the Holy Trinity Church in London for a memorial service to pay tribute to Joseph Grimaldi, the father of modern clowning, and remember all the clowns who died in the past year....

    YesButNoButYes: February 2008 Archives

  • This past Sunday tons of clowns filled the Holy Trinity Church in London for a memorial service to pay tribute to Joseph Grimaldi, the father of modern clowning, and remember all the clowns who died in the past year.

    YesButNoButYes: Clowns in Church

  • Joseph Grimaldi, son of "Old Joe," made, at twelve years of age, his first appearance at Sadler's Wells in 1814, playing Man Friday to his father's Robinson Crusoe.

    A History of Pantomime

  • On December 18th, 1778, was born Joseph Grimaldi -- afterwards the Prince of Clowns, and the son of Giuseppe Grimaldi ( "Iron Legs").

    A History of Pantomime

  • Inventor of the modern Harlequin's dress -- Joseph Grimaldi, Junior -- The

    A History of Pantomime

  • Joseph Grimaldi takes a double leave, with a farewell on his lips, and a tear in his eyes.

    A History of Pantomime

  • In 1838 Dickens edited the Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi, a celebrated clown.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11

  • The annual clowns' service at Holy Trinity church in Dalston, east London, remembers Joseph Grimaldi, 'the first white-face clown', who died in 1837

    The Guardian World News

  • Every year on the second Sunday of February, a church service is held in East London to honour the father of present day Clowns, Joseph Grimaldi.

    Londonist

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