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Adolph Seeman

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Adolph Seeman
Born1852
Stockholm, Sweden
Died1924

Professor Adolph Seeman (1852-1924) learned magic assisting his father, Baron Hartwig Seeman. [1] Adolph Seeman carried on the entertainment after the death of his father, and the levitation illusion that he called "Electra". [2]

Biography

He performed professionally Pro until switching to managing carnivals around 1920. William Hilliar worked side show in a carnival constructed by Seeman in 1921 [3][4]

References

  1. A pictorial history of the American carnival: Volume 1 by Joe McKennon (1972)
  2. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater by David Price (1985)
  3. 192. WILLIAM J. HILLIAR AND CARNIVAL DAYS IN THE NINETTEN-TWENTIES, Magic Circular, Vol. 87, (1993)
  4. MY LIFE IN MAGIC BY W. W. DURBIN, Linking Ring, July 1936