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Show business siblings retired to Gloversville area

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The Glorias were a popular and highly-paid brother-and-sister dancing team born in Europe who spent their later years in Gloversville and Caroga Lake. Doing research for a book on a flamboyant costume designer (“Madame Sherri: The Special Edition”), historian David Fiske came across the story of Adelaide Gloria Hollenbeck and her brother Albert Gloria. Madame Sherri designed elaborate costumes worn by the Glorias. Adelaide and Albert’s parents were lion tamers who had pronounced their wedding ...


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