The Theatre: Singing Ringling

To Robert Edward Ringling, when he was a small boy in Baraboo. Wis., the fact that his father Charles was one of the seven brothers who owned the biggest circus in the world meant nothing at all. At seven he took up the study of the violin, followed, when he was ten, by the piano. When a football accident made him an invalid for four years he improved his voice. At 19 he began five years of study under Tanara. After a season of concert work, he had William Brady develop his voice for...

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