Gus Lauppe (1922-2003) was a German juggler who had a wonderful career that spanned from 1946 to 1979. He married Ursula Hill in 1950 and joined her, and eventually their son, as a team. Gus was a huge fan of juggling and mentored many other performers.
This is a large Gus Lauppe juggling ball. Donated by Paul Bachman.
This is a Gus Lauppe mouth stick. Purchased by David Cain.
This is a Gus Lauppe mouth stick. Donated by Michael St. Pierre.
These are Gus Lauppe balls. Donated by Michael St. Pierre.
These are Gus Lauppe rings. Donated by Michael St. Pierre.
Here’s a video of Gus with his wife, Ursula Hill, and their son, Don: video