Untamed: The Autobiography of the Circus's Greatest Animal Trainer Gunther Gebel-Williams ePub download
by Gunther Gebel-Williams
- ISBN: 0688086454
- ISBN13: 978-0688086459
- ePub: 1330 kb | FB2: 1116 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Engineering
- Publisher: William Morrow & Co; 1st edition (February 1, 1991)
- Pages: 383
- Rating: 4.3/5
- Votes: 421
- Format: lrf rtf lit lrf
Having dazzled American circus audiences for 20 years, Gebel-Williams attributes his success as an animal trainer to patience and respect-his for the animals and theirs for him. He grew up in WW II Germany, where at age 13 he was inexplicably sold by his separated parents to Circus.
Having dazzled American circus audiences for 20 years, Gebel-Williams attributes his success as an animal trainer to patience and respect-his for the animals and theirs for him. He grew up in WW II Germany, where at age 13 he was inexplicably sold by his separated parents to Circus Williams. Beginning his career as boy-of-all-work, he cleaned stables, ushered patrons, exercised horses, performed acts and was encouraged to learn every facet of the business by the circus owners who eventually gave him their name
When Ringling Brothers brought Gunther Gebel-Williams to the . in 1977, Gebel-Williams helped transform their trained animal act into a super spectacular.
When Ringling Brothers brought Gunther Gebel-Williams to the . Untamed celebrated a life of death-defying courage-in the ring as well as out. It revelas the truth about the circus' work methods, the exhausting work Ringling Brothers' biggest crowd please tells his story. When Ringling Brothers brought Gunther Gebel-Williams to the . Untamed celebrated a life of death-defying courage-in the ring.
Gunther Gebel-Williams (September 12, 1934 – July 19, 2001) was an animal trainer for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus from 1968-1990. Gebel was born in Schweidnitz, Lower Silesia (now Świdnica, Poland). As a child he and his mother emigrated to Germany when Silesia was ceded to Poland after World War II. His father was still missing in the Soviet Union when he and his mother started working for Circus Williams in Germany in 1947.
Gebel-Williams, who for many years was the unrivaled star of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, had surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumor in July 2000
Gebel-Williams, who for many years was the unrivaled star of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, had surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumor in July 2000. An internationally celebrated animal trainer, Mr. Gebel-Williams starred with Ringling Brothers from 1968 to 1990, when he retired from performing and became vice president for animal welfare for the circus and a part owner of it as well. From 1947 to 1968 he worked as a self-taught animal trainer for Circus Williams in his native Germany.
Gunther Gebel-Williams, German-born American circus animal trainer (born Sept. 12, 1934, Schweidnitz, Ger. -died July 19, 2001, Venice, Fl., was one of the most celebrated circus entertainers in history. Originally published in the Britannica Book of the Year. Presented as archival content. This article was originally published in the Britannica Book of the Year, an annual print publication that provides an overview of the year’s most-notable people and events.
When Gunther was 18, the owner of Circus Williams died unexpectedly. In 1968 Irving Feld bought Circus Williams and incorporated it into Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Baily. Gunther took over the circus and added Williams to his name. They shaved his face, bleached his hair, gave him some shiny new costumes, and introduced America to him. + Report Post.
Abandoned to the circus at the age of thirteen, Gebel-Williams reveals the truth about circus life and the relentless drive that made him the world's most famous animal trainer. ISBN13:9780688086459. Release Date:March 1991.
Gunther Gebel-Williams (Author). I had the privilege to see Gunther Gebel Williams at the Ringling Bros, Barnum and Bailey Circus before he retired. His charisma and connection to the animals was amazing. Understandably, the circus is now under fire for how its animals are treated, but watching him and the animals perform was to forget you were in a circus. He transcended the environment, and in reading this book it's easy to see why he loved the circus and how his treatment of the animals resulted in his success.
Gunther Gebel-Williams. An extremely talented and charismatic performer, he was also, for circus enthusiasts and circus professionals around the world, one of the greatest animal trainers of the twentieth century. Gunther Gebel-Williams. Gunther Gebel-Williams (September 12, 1934 - July 19, 2001) was an animal trainer for Ringling Bros. 5 January 2018 ·. Messenger. Gunther Gebel-Williams updated their information in their About section.