Picture Of Joseph Grimaldi As Clown Joey

Picture Of Joseph Grimaldi As Clown Joey

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Joseph Grimaldi

Joseph Grimaldi invented the clown as we know today (a joy for some and deathly fear for other). He lived on the stage since his second year and left it everything that was his.

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