Highlighted Histories Podcast

Joseph Grimaldi – The ORIGINAL Clown – Highlighted Histories

Today we are going over the fascinating history of the worlds first clown, Joseph Grimaldi!

Joseph Grimaldi is accredited to being the inventor of the modern clown, whether that’s character clown, white face or even auguste, its all due to his interactive style that he invented in 1801.

0.00 Intro
1.13 Initial Notes
2.47 Family History
5.41 Pantomime Side Note
6.57 Childhood and Teenage Years
13.13 His 20’s and the Origin of Clown
20.47 Highlights
23.22 Family and Old Age
28.30 Final Notes
30.58 Outro
32.31 Joke of the Day

Memoirs of Grimaldi – Charles Dickens