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Merle Evans

Circus Ring Of Fame

 
 
Merle Evans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. Merle Evans Marker
Inscription.  
Merle Evans, the most famous of Bandmasters, cued the acts for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey for 50 years without missing a single performance. As a conductor and composer he became known as “The Toscanini of the Big Top.”
Café L'Europe

 
Erected by Café L Europe and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 27° 19.132′ N, 82° 34.648′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of St Armands Circle and North Boulevard of the Presidents, on the left when traveling west on St Armands Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 St Armands Circle, Sarasota FL 34236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Flying Palacios (here, next to this marker); Irvin Feld and Kenneth Feld (here, next to this marker); Lou Jacobs (here, next to this marker); John Ringling North (here, next to this marker); Clyde Beatty
Merle Evans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Merle Evans Marker
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(here, next to this marker); Albert Rix (here, next to this marker); Dolly Jacobs (here, next to this marker); Francis Brunn Lottie Brunn (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
More about this marker. The "Circus Ring Of Fame" recognizes those persons who made a significant contribution to the art and culture of the circus. With dozens of inductees from around the world. The Ring Of Fame began in 1986 as a way to honor world famous circus performers and the rich circus heritage of the Sarasota, Florida area.
 
Also see . . .  Circus Ring of Fame Foundation. (Submitted on March 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 24, 2021