Ottavio Gesmundo

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Ottavio Gesmundo hails from more than six generations of Italian circus performers. He is a director, choreographer, and stunt coordinator who has performed on numerous television specials, Broadway, and over twenty-five productions in Las Vegas. Currently, Ottavio travels the globe performing death-defying crossbow stunts with his wife, Naomi, as MR. & MRS. G. Gesmundo lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Ottavio Gesmundo I find yoga and exercise to be a great way to focus the mind. Taking a break from the material and coming back to it works. Then again, it did take me…moreI find yoga and exercise to be a great way to focus the mind. Taking a break from the material and coming back to it works. Then again, it did take me seventeen years to complete The Grand Gypsy. Lol.(less)
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The Grand Gypsy: A Memoir

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4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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"Fantastic book that takes the reader back to the first world war and the history of a family in the circus. Okay, to be fair, it starts out in the 19th century with the out of wedlock birth of Ottavio Canestrelli. His grandson, Ottavio Gesmundo, h..." Read more of this review »
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I really enjoyed this book, which reads more like a novel than a biography. I loved learning about their lives, which is similar to my circus heritage.

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