Miss Lala. Acrobat, wirewalker, trapeze artist and strongwoman. Miss La La's real name may have been Olga Kaira. She was born in 1858 in Stettin, Germany (now Poland) and began performing at the age of nine. She appeared under various stage names including 'Olga la Négresse', 'The African Princess' and 'The Cannon Woman' after a stunt in which she held up a cannon by her teeth.